21 Apr 2020


This Basilica is the fifth largest church in the world and the largest Art Deco edifice ever built. It contains the Musée des Sœurs Noires (museum of the black sisters)  and the Musée d'Art moderne religieux (museum of religious modern art).

It is the only cathedral I ever saw which also houses a restaurant with a theater and organizes expositions.

The Basilica sits on a hill and you can see from there whole Brussels.

Sitting on the steps we overlooked whole Brussels.

Photos I took from outside the church

and the inside

Here it goes to the restaurant and theatre

Looking down on Brussels

The restaurant and behind the theatre stage with the red curtain.

I haven't been there yet, but friends of mine have and they said it is really worthwhile to see a theatre play and the restaurant is very good too.

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Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It’s beautiful! Hope you get to go back soon, see a play, eat in that restaurant ...I remember when we used to be able to do those things ...three months ago wasn’t it? (Seems like a lifetime!)

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Joyful said...

Very beautiful Gattina. I think I would like a visit there one day if all goes well after CV 19.

Tamago said...

Wow the church is so huge! Great photos! It would be really interesting to try the restaurant with theater :-)

mamasmercantile said...

What a wonderful tour you took us on, a delight to see it. Hope you get back there soon and are able to enjoy the restaurant. Take care.

Fun60 said...

The church looks spectacular. That will be a trip to look forward to once we are allowed out again.

diane b said...

That is one huge and beautiful church.