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belgianguy1 wrote a review Jul 2020
Bruges, Belgium10,485 contributions397 helpful votes
This is a famous and historic church...when I visited there was a mass going on and I was surprised how busy it got, visitors in all age groups, quite a surprise!
Date of experience: July 2020
Margaret A wrote a review Oct 2018
Lagos, Nigeria12 contributions3 helpful votes
The Basillica is found in a quiet village and the is easy access for movement. It's open daily with masses and visitors can view the beautiful building.
Date of experience: October 2018
Karolien B wrote a review Aug 2018
Leuven, Belgium129 contributions41 helpful votes
I've been coming to Scherpenheuvel for a long time since my childhood. I love the architecture and the beautiful candle chapel. The basilica is not the largest but it is beautiful in its own right with the statues.
Date of experience: August 2018
claudio m wrote a review Feb 2018
It's a little basilica. First barroco one in Belgium. Interesting to visit and ti known a bit more of Belgium and catholic history in the area.
Date of experience: February 2018
RHAHJ wrote a review Apr 2017
Nijmegen, The Netherlands1,975 contributions264 helpful votes
This basilica has a dome covering, which is not very common in the low countries. Another peculiar aspect is that this pilgrim's site is still very much alive, not just for tourists but more so for the religious-minded. There are many worshippers in the benches. Nevertheless tourists can go around through an outer ring of rooms without disturbing the worshippers too much. There are some nice religious paintings there. In the basement there is an exhibition space with free entry. It was about saints - sculptures and their stories. I didn't fancy that too much - one can search for these things on the internet.…
Date of experience: April 2017