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 Yamoussoukro 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!
© Wim Robberechts
Read all about it in our official leaflet! We hope to welcome you soon in this fantastic Art Deco Monument!
You can already visit us through our 3D virtual tour!
Downoad here our guided tour for an unforgettable visit to the basilica!