Grotto of Jette

Grotto of Jette

Sunday saw the launch of the "Grotteke van Jette" audio guide. The Brussels Heritage Unit is the first to use the new audio player that has recently been included in the ErfgoedApp .

Through the audio walk, you will learn more about this 100-year-old replica of the Lourdes grotto where Mary supposedly appeared to Bernadette in 1858. More than a hundred years later, the Lourdes grotto in Jette still stands, including a landscape garden with a Stations of the Cross and chapels for the Rosary.

Although religious in origin, this place has also acquired a cultural significance for many Brussels residents. The Brussels Heritage Cell, BBOT, VPW Brussel-West vzw and community center Essegem interviewed volunteers, visitors and passionates and turned it into an audio walk. The audio guide takes you on a tour of the "13 stations" and you hear firsthand what makes this place so special.

You can borrow an audio guide from the store 'Avé Maria' next to the grotto or simply use your own smartphone with ErfgoedApp. Select the walk 'The Lourdes grotto of Jette' via the 'Nearby' button or the walking and cycling map in the ErfgoedApp and listen to the fragments on your phone. Even if you are not in Jette, you can listen to the walk via the ErfgoedApp. No location restriction has been set.

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For this walk, the Brussels Heritage Cell was the first to use the new audio player that has recently been included in ErfgoedApp . The simple mp3 player with optional photo and text features is ideal for those who want a quick audio guide or walking tour.