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Catacombs (Les Catacombes)

In 1785, Paris decided to solve the problem of its overflowing cemeteries by exhuming the bones of the buried and relocating them to the tunnels of several disused quarries, leading to the creation of the Catacombs, basically corridors stacked with ... 

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April 2012

My girls with the tour guide.

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Paris Ghost and Mystery Walking Tour

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May 2011

My lovely girlfriend exiting the spiral staircase out of the Catacombs

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Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Small-Group Walking Tour

Catacombs

August 2010

estimated 6 million bones & skulls

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Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Small-Group Walking Tour

best selfie of the trip

September 2014

Catacomb tour was really interesting and we had a great time! Our tour guide was full of information and very sweet.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

More Bones

September 2014

More bones and skulls.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

Pillar of Bones

September 2014

This is a pillar of bones that has been reinforced.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

Guillotine Skull

September 2014

This is another look at a skull in the area where everyone died by guillotine.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

Guillotine

September 2014

This area is where those who died by the Guillotine were placed.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

Bones and Skulls

September 2014

The bones and skulls are arranged in patterns, by the church at which they were buried.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

Our guide.

September 2014

Our guide in the Catacombs. She told us all about everything deep underground.

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

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