Have you ever been to the catacombs? In Rome perhaps? Well, the catacombs in Italy and those in Paris are a bit different. In Italy they are the first tombs of Christians, therefore dating back to antiquity. The Catacombs of Paris though had two different functions through the centuries: first a quarry, then an ossuary… Curious? I’ll tell you everything during your visit!
Find your guide at Place Denfert-Rochereau where we will access the catacombs by going down 131 steps.
I will tell you the history of the quarries under Paris, and how this place was transformed into an ossuary during the old regime. We will then walk along the paths of the ossuary to discover unusual and fascinating facts.
Discover the history of these six million bones and this unique place that are the catacombs of Paris. This moment will feel like being out of time!