Paris and the Catacombs were absolutely amazing......it is a long wait (the lines as we were told are always very long) but most certainly worth it! And there are always street... read more
A genuine labyrinth in the heart of underground Paris, the Catacombs were...
A genuine labyrinth in the heart of underground Paris, the Catacombs were fitted out in the galleries of former quarries. Twenty metres underground, the ossuary houses the remains of approximately six million Parisians, gradually transferred between the
end of the 18th century and the mid 19th century, as the capital's cemeteries were closed for health reasons. Along a tangle of dark galleries, visitors discover a presentation of death with bones arranged in a romantic macabre decor. This unique site is a moving testimony to the history of Parisians and invites visitors on a timeless journey.