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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Parvis de la Basilique 1, Koekelberg, Brussels 1081, Belgium
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We made it out having visited the Atomium, walking past the palace on the way, it was quite a walk and probably wouldn't do it again, we couldn't see much of the palace from so far away.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart was a...More
This church is well worth a visit. It is slightly away from the centre but not that difficult to get to. The inside of the church is impressive and different from many churches. You can get a lift to the top of the dome and...More
Many reviews indicated that they weren’t overwhelmed. I think that is the point. This church was just finished 60 years ago. It is a modern beautiful building with many outstanding stained glass windows. I enjoyed the fact that I could recognize many of the persons...More
The basilica is an impressive structure from the outside, the inside wasn’t that exciting however it’s not “the pile of faeces” some reviews claim it to be. Despite the relatively average architecture inside (compared to amazing ornate ones) the viewpoint is amazing! Views across the...More
National Basilica of the sacred heart is one of the beautiful and big church in Brussels. Its near the Simonis metro station. You can go on the top of church and can have panaroma of Brussels city. Its a nice place to visit.
Typical styleless monster, a display of bad taste and ( colonial) wealth.
Although architects will be interested in the techniques used and the display of white carrare marble is a bit over the top.
Yes, the Pope was here.