Paris Catacombs Skip The Line Ticket



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    Fri Aug 23 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)Fri Aug 23 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

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    • Discover a darker side to the "City of Lights" beneath the streets learn why the Catacombs were dug in the Middle Ages and how they came to be filled with the dead
    • The Paris Catacombs were originally a quarry with hundreds of kilometers of tunnels burrowed beneath the streets of Paris
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    The Catacombs maintain a constant temperature of 14°C (57°F). Be sure to dress warm or bring a jacket. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty


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    Discover a world beneath the streets of Paris and see tunnels and rooms decorated with the human bones and skulls of around 6 million Parisians The Catacombs of Paris are a grim yet beautiful reminder of the city’s significant history. As a way to combat overflowing cemeteries during the Middle Ages, the capitol decided to transform its mines into an underground burial site. Gradually, the city relocated millions of dead bodies to a complex series of interconnected tunnels and rooms, creating a massive 300km stretch of ossuary that has shaped the Paris we know today From the role the Catacombs played in the French Revolution and Hitler’s regime, to the impact this network of underground tunnels continues to have on the city, Explore over 2,000 years of Parisian history in this incredible tour. Since the day they were created, the mysterious ossuaries aroused curiosity, and they continue to do so today

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    1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris

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    • 5 Avenue du Général Leclerc, Paris
    • 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris, France
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