Sacre Coeur Basilica - details and images

With delays due to difficulties in the aggregate land, the foundation stone was laid only in 1875. Abadie died in 1884 when the foundation had just finished building. Although completed in 1914 really was not used until 1919, after the First World War. Final construction costs have risen to over 40 million francs. Inside the basilica there is one of the largest mosaics in the world that it depicts Jesus with outstretched arms. Bell is one of the toughest in the world and weighs over 19 tons. From the top the panoramic view is magnificent dome and covers over 30 kilometers. Since 1885 the basilica was kept in a perpetual adoration of divinity and praying day and night, until today.

Intrarea in catedrala este gratuita. Exista de asemenea si un muzeu si trezoreria. Pentru dom si cripta se percepe o taxa de 5 €.

Orarul este urmatorul:
Basilica: 6:45am-11pm
Dom si cripta: 9am-6pm
Slujba are loc in fiecare duminica la 11 am.


Metro: Anvers
Autobuz: 30, 31, 54, 80, 85, Montmartrobus

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