National Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Local nameBasilique du Sacré-Coeur - Basiliek van het Heilig Hart
LocationBrussels, Belgium

The National Basilica of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic Minor Basilica and parish church in Brussels, Belgium. The church is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, inspired by the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur in Paris. Symbolically, King Leopold II laid the first stone of the basilica in 1905 during the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Belgian independence. The construction was halted by the two World Wars and finished only in 1969.

Tags Neo-Gothic ArchitecturePlace of WorshipRoman CatholicArt DecoCatholicBasilicaChristianCathedralFree
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Opening hours

Summer: daily 8 am - 6 pm
Winter: daily 8 am - 5 pm

Summer: daily 9 am - 5 pm
Winter: daily 10 am - 4 pm

There are guided tours in English, Dutch, French and German available. The tour takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.


Visiting the church is free.

Panorama ticket: €5 per person

More information and contact


Official website



Phone +32 02 421 16 60

Address Basiliekvoorplein 1, City of Brussels, Belgium

Coordinates 50°52'1.43" N 4°19'1.256" E

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