The new religious architecture designed by Albert Van huffel, functionally disposed of the unnecessary, foresaw from in the beginning an impressive ciborium for the main choir, and a marble altar for the parochial part with a sculpture of the Sacred Heart.

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Two famous artists, George Minne and Harry Elstrøm, made sculptures for the basilica. They represent two different traditions in the Sculpture art, which were confronted with each other due to the slow construction of the basilica.

Back to The Monument.

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?