Welcome to the
official website of the National Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Koekelberg!
Corona Update : June 2020
COVID 19 requires us to take a number of
sanitary measures before your visit (June 2020)
The National Basilica in Koekelberg is the
largest Art-Déco monument in Western Europe and one of the five largest
churches in the world
The indoor course includes the visit of
the ground floor, our first floor (galleries at 10m50 height), and of course
our panorama at 53m high.
Our tourism department is always ready to
The opening hours remain from 9 am to 5 pm
Group visits and guided tours by
appointment and after discussion
Limited number of visitors in the building and
in the elevator at the same time
FOR YOUR VISIT
Entrance tickets are preferably reserved
by telephone : +32 2 421 16 67 or e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org. Booking On the site is also possible! from monday to friday
The number of entrance tickets per buyer is limited
to 10 persons .
INSIDE THE BASILICA
Wearing a mask is mandatory.
We ask you to follow the yellow arrows
Hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance of the
gallery (10m50) and in the shop: make good use of it.
Our stairs and lifts are cleaned and
disinfected several times a day.
Keep a safe distance of 1.5m (5ft) from
other visitors and groups.
We are all very much looking forward to
Welcome to the official website of the National Basilica of the Sacred
Heart in Koekelberg
The Koekelberg Basilica ranks fifth among the
world's largest churches, after the Basilica of Notre-Dame de la Paix in
Yamoussokro on the Ivory Coast,
St Peter's in Rome, St Paul's
in London and Santa Maria Dei Fiori in Florence.
Today, the church is in the first place a place
of prayer for peace. The church is still used for celebrations of the parish or
for big national celebrations. But the basilica is more than that. The basilica
has also an important cultural function. Its a magnificent Art Deco monument,
there are two museums, there are yearly different expositions and you can enjoy
a wonderful view over Brussels!
We're looking forward to welcoming you soon in this fantastic
Art Deco Monument!