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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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May 2011

My lovely girlfriend exiting the spiral staircase out of the Catacombs

Catacombs, Paris

October 2010

Catacombs, Paris

Catacombs

August 2010

estimated 6 million bones & skulls

Bones at the Catacombs in Paris

July 2010

Seth R
United Kingdom

Catacombs Paris

Catacombs Tour

January 2015

Catacombs Tour

Let me take a selfie

January 2015

We were up to our ears in Parisians

Skulls

January 2015

Lord Sebastian
Australia

one of the six million skulls

The Difference between a good tour and a great tour? is the Fantastic Guide

January 2015

Lord Sebastian
Australia

Our Brilliant Guide Dimitri and the very attractive Tour particpant

Catacomb Sculpture

November 2014

A sculpture a very talented and quot;worker and quot; made while living and working in the Catacombs hundreds of years ago...

Plaque stating when these remains were moved to the Ossuary

November 2014

A plaque in the Catacombs, stating when the remains in this ossuary were placed in this particular spot.

Another awesome ossuary

November 2014

Calloway our tour guide, telling us about this particular ossuary in the Catacombs

A Catacomb Ossuary

November 2014

Me... standing by one of the ossuaries in the catacombs. This was a really nice experience.

Entrance to the Catacombs Ossuaries

November 2014

Summer-Gale, at the entrance to the Catacombs ossuaries. She sooo wanted to do this tour (crazy 13-yr old with no fear!) :-)

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