The Basilica

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Koekelberg is a masterpiece of Art Deco.

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Between the first designs of the Basilica, dating from the end of the 19th century, and the completion of the building lies almost a century. The building you can admire now is the result of a contemporary art expression, with the desire of – like in the Renaissance – approaching eternal beauty.

The concept of this religious building could only have been realised thanks to the cooperation of the architect Albert Van huffel, the engineer Paul Rome and the sculptor Harry Elstrøm. 


(c) Wim Robberechts

Befriended basilicas:

Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre

Ontdek onze prachtige wandel- en fietsroutes
met als vertrekpunt de Basiliek van Koekelberg!

Worth seeing

The Black Sister Museum

Modern Religious Art Museum


Did you know:

That there are several rooms under the basilica you can use?

That there are several expositions organised in the Basilica?