Mexico City, Mexico – Within one of the most populated cities in the Western Hemisphere, the Mexico City Temple gives a bienvenidos to all that pass by. The temple’s exterior is critically acclaimed for its beauty and complexion. It celebrates culture with its Mayan-based architecture. It is also one of the five temples that feature an Angel Moroni statue holding Gold Plates. The Mexico City Temple is the largest temple outside of the United States. It is the first Mexican temple and the 26 dedicated temple. The Mexico City Temple is a pillar of strength to the whole city
Take a guided tour of Mexico City Temple with one of our friendly volunteers. On the tour, you’ll be guided through interactive displays, get an inside look at the history of the Mexico City Temple, and have an amazing experience with Thorvaldsen’s Christus. All tours are hosted by the Visitors’ Center.
*Please note that these tours do not take you into the actual temple. Many temple visitors’ centers have model replicas of the temple that they’ll use to show the interior of the temple.
How to Schedule a Tour
Select a date and time to take your tour.
What to Expect
When you join a physical or virtual tour, you’ll be greeted by one of our friendly volunteers. From there, you’ll start your tour. Make sure to mention anything that you’re interested in seeing or questions that you have. Our volunteers are friendly and helpful.
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After you’ve met the volunteers that will take you on your tour, they’ll get you started to see the things you’re interested in.
History of the Mexico City Temple
The Mexico City Temple was announced in April of 1976 and was built with inspiration taken from the Mayans. The designs can be seen on the upper sections of the building. The Mexico City Temple was the first temple to be built in Mexico and is the largest temple built outside of the United States. The Mexico City Temple is also one of the five temples to feature a statue of Moroni with golden plates and is a highly regarded landmark of Mexico City. Nearby the temple is the visitor’s center and the Mexico City Missionary Training Center, also known as the MTC.