Located in the north-eastern part of the Mexican capital, Mexico
City, it was built with a unique design inspired by ancient Aztec and Mayan architecture. It is the largest temple outside the United States
City México Temple was announced on April 3, 1976, and dedicated on December 2, 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley. The temple was built on a 7-acre (28,000 m2) plot, has 4 ordinance rooms and 11 sealing rooms, and has a total floor area of 116,642 square feet (10,836.4 m2). It was the first of twelve Latter-day Saint temples built in Mexico.
The México City México Temple closed March 30, 2007 for renovations that were expected to take up to 14 months. Renovations are now complete and the church conducted guided tours of the temple from 20 October through 8 November 2008. Rededication of the Mexico City
temple took place on Sunday, 16 November 2008 by President Thomas S. Monson.