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  • Day6

    Catacombs of Paris

    November 15, 2016 in France ⋅ 🌫 9 °C

    Nobody told me there would be a bunch more stairs today! The catacombs are very deep down a creepy spiral staircase. It was almost nauseating going round and round the stairs. It was super cool though. Glad I went.

    The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries that hold the remains of more than six million people in a small part of the ancient Mines of Paris tunnel network. From 1786 to 1788, bones were transferred from cemeteries in the city to the mines to resolve Paris' problem with overflowing cemeteries.Read more