Welcome to the
official website of the National Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Koekelberg!
www.basilique.be is not the official site of the Basilica!
On 24 and 31 December the Basilica closes at 3 pm (last ticket at 2.30 pm)
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 hope to be welcoming you soon in this fantastic
Art Deco Monument!