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Catacombs of Paris - not really a "favorite" place, but certainly an unusual one.

Catacombs of Paris - not really a "favorite" place, but certainly an unusual one.

A man has died after suffering a heart attack during an illegal party in the…

A man has died after suffering a heart attack during an illegal party in the…

catacombs, Paris    this was carved into the wall by a quarry worker who was then crushed when he tried to dig another access tunnel to it #travel

catacombs, Paris this was carved into the wall by a quarry worker who was then crushed when he tried to dig another access tunnel to it #travel

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Catacombs of Paris. Behind the assembled piles of skulls, tibias, and femurs in the Paris catacombs is a chaos of bones. In the 18th and 19th centuries the city dug up an incredible number of skeletons from over-flowing cemeteries and added them at night into old quarries.

Catacombs of Paris. Behind the assembled piles of skulls, tibias, and femurs in the Paris catacombs is a chaos of bones. In the 18th and 19th centuries the city dug up an incredible number of skeletons from over-flowing cemeteries and added them at night into old quarries.

The Parisian Catacombs, Paris, France...13 Scariest Places on Earth. Read more on our blog here: http://www.sunmaster.co.uk/blog/13-scariest-places-earth/

The Parisian Catacombs, Paris, France...13 Scariest Places on Earth. Read more on our blog here: http://www.sunmaster.co.uk/blog/13-scariest-places-earth/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/albany_tim/ / CC BY 2.0  For urban explorers, few places are more coveted than the Catacombs of Paris. Long sealed off to the public, these harrowing subterranean chambers house an 18th century cemetery – essentially an anonymous mass grave. Beyond this, a labyrinth of tunnels extends for 280km beneath Paris in a network of disused stone mines and galleries.

Scariest Places on Earth: The Paris Catacombs

http://www.flickr.com/photos/albany_tim/ / CC BY 2.0 For urban explorers, few places are more coveted than the Catacombs of Paris. Long sealed off to the public, these harrowing subterranean chambers house an 18th century cemetery – essentially an anonymous mass grave. Beyond this, a labyrinth of tunnels extends for 280km beneath Paris in a network of disused stone mines and galleries.