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Private Tour of the Paris Catacombs
"On your Private Catacombs Tour bring up to 4 people for a macabre exploration of the French capital's chilling catacombs.Your private guide will take you deep into the Catacombs under Paris where you will learn about the history of the mass underground tomb. As you explore galleries of skeletons your private guide will tell you stories about the 6 million French citizens whose remains are scattered there.""""On this private catacombs tour you will descend deep underground the streets of Paris to the ancient tombs that house the bodies of more than 6 millions Parisians. Tour is completely customizable
From EUR94.00
 
Private Tour of the Paris Catacombs
"On your Private Catacombs Tour bring up to 4 people for a macabre exploration of the French capital's chilling catacombs.Your private guide will take you deep into the Catacombs under Paris where you will learn about the history of the mass underground tomb. As you explore galleries of skeletons your private guide will tell you stories about the 6 million French citizens whose remains are scattered there.""""On this private catacombs tour you will descend deep underground the streets of Paris to the ancient tombs that house the bodies of more than 6 millions Parisians. Tour is completely customizable
From EUR94.00
 
Private Tour: Explore Your Favorite Neighborhood in Paris
"Your morning or afternoon in Paris is completely tailored to match your interests. Your guide will contact you before your tour to discuss the things you want to see so that your logistics and itinerary can be arranged in advance. Choose one of seven nei Opéra/Louvre Montparnasse St-Germain-des-Prés Panthéon/Latin Quarter Montmartre or the Marais/Bastille. On the day of your tour your guide will meet you at your hotel or apartment in central Paris. Then
From EUR36.00

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Catacombs

The Catacombs were created at the end of the 18th century to serve as an ossuary. In 1780 cause of public health reasons, the main cemetery of Paris, located in Les Halles, was closed.In 1785 the...
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xaver
Oct 01, 2015

The Catacombs

This was my ex's "Must See" in 2000 more than mine, but I have to admit going down flights and flights of stairs underground and following along dark tunnels lined with skulls and bones was...
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Kate-Me
Jun 01, 2015

Les Catacombes

A visit to the Catacombes is well worth it; I would also recommend doing some research ahead of time as to the history and reason for their existence so that your visit carries more meaning.If you're...
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Arial_27
Feb 21, 2015

Catacombs

On a Saturday cloudy morning I decided to visit the Catacombes de Paris, it was my 4th time in Paris so I decided to do it even though I knew I may had to wait on a long line. The entrance is just...
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mindcrime
Mar 22, 2014

Going underground ...

When you think catacombs, the natural association is with cities such as Rome ... yet Paris has its own (rather recent) variation on this theme.The catacombs beneath Paris started life as underground...
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CatherineReichardt
Jun 07, 2013

Catacombs and 6-7 million skeletons!

My sister VTer JumpingwithNorman was insistent that we visit the catacombs of Paris when we went in September 2009. I did not want to go because as a doctor, I have seen my share of human...
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jumpingnorman
Mar 14, 2013

Tiring but Fascinating

My mother really wanted to visit this attraction, so we headed over to Denfert Rochereau, which is a good 15 minutes away by the metro (from Grand Boulevards where we were staying), and once we...
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virtualtanielle
Feb 19, 2013

Catacombs

I was extremely relieved when Ed (kaspian) said that the Catacombs were creepy, I'd be a little worried about someone who didn't find stacks of the skulls and bones of an estimated 6 million people,...
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Dabs
Sep 13, 2011

Not for the faint at heart

The Catacombes is a result of Paris cemeteries being overflowing with dead bodies staking their claim for their piece of earth. Problem was that the city had no room for the newly deceased around the...
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lilnation
Apr 04, 2011

Paris Catacombs

The catacombs is a very unique thing to see. It consists of a half hour walk through an underground limestone mine from the roman days. What makes it so interesting is that it is filled full of human...
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Gordon777
Apr 04, 2011

Paris Beneath My Feet

I do love Paris, in the spring or any time, I’ve seen most of the popular sites several times but it was when I was stood at the top of the Eiffel Tower I heard of a place I had missed... The Paris...
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GYOW
Feb 17, 2011

It's creepy and it's kooky...

Deep underground Paree, for around 8 Euro, you can walk down cramped spiral staircases to see stacks of bones and skulls. No, it's not Dick Cheney's "Undisclosed Location;" it's the Catacombes. I...
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footstool
Sep 19, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Catacombs

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Cimetière du Montparnasse

Not far from Lontparnasse main line station and tower is the cemetery, the second largest within the city wals. Opened for the first time in 1824, although the Monks of the Charity had a small burial...
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Tour Montparnasse

Built in 1973, the 210-m-tall Montparnasse Tower was the tallest building in Paris for nearly 40 years (there now is a taller one in the La Défense business district). I must admit that with its...
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La Fontaine Médicis

The Medici fountain is one of the most important decorative elements of the Jardins du Luxembourg and probably the most romantic of them. As said by the name this decorative monument, at the start a...
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Gare Montparnasse

this will be things to do tip for Montparnasse Station. The Gare Montparnasse is one of the six main Train Hubs for Paris and is the main station serviced by by intercity TGV trains to the west and...
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Montparnasse

This tower gives you an excellent view of Paris that has even more value as you will not see the tower itself :-). At the top there is a small bar where you can buy a glass of champagne for at least...
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Musée Bourdelle (Bourdelle Museum)

Antoine Bourdelle (1861–1929) was a French sculptor who lived and worked in this house and atelier in the Montparnasse district of Paris. Like the atelier of his friend and teacher Auguste Rodin...
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Getting to Catacombs

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1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris, France

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 20:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 20:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 20:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 20:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 20:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 20:00

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