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Catacombs of Paris

Paris, France
4.5 / 24
A network of artificial caves and tunnels laid at a depth of 15-20 meters. Their total length is more than one hundred kilometers. Dungeons have existed since the 13th century. Previously, there were mines for the extraction of limestone, then wine cellars, and from the XVIII century - underground cemeteries. Tourists can follow the 2.5 - kilometer guided tour in the catacombs, the rest of the underground complex is closed.
Catacombs of Paris
Catacombs of Paris
Address:1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, Paris
Phone:+33 1 43 22 47 63
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: 10:00–20:30 wednesday: 10:00–20:30 thursday: 10:00–20:30 friday: 10:00–20:30 saturday: 10:00–20:30 sunday: 10:00–20:30

Layton J

Want to realize the value of your life and all that it contains? Visit here. You can just marvel at the limited time here on Earth, and ponder what th.. Read more »

J Rieul

A must see in paris. Claustrophobic sensitive people should avoid it : this is a 45 min visit underground with low celling and narrow corridors. Fanta.. Read more »

Juan Quaglia

Very creepy place, as you can expect. It's interesting how the skulls have been arranged following different patterns and designs. Only one section of.. Read more »

Emily Michelle Fata

Surprisingly not as eerie as I thought travelling through an underground World of the Dead would be. You adjust fairly quickly to your surroundings an.. Read more »


Interesting visit, not worth it without audio guide and quite expensive, the tour is just a walk around, the first part was just a tunnel, an interest.. Read more »

Darren Banner

Second time we've been and VERY disappointed. Only a very little section was open, having been there before we know how much we weren't able to see. .. Read more »

Aiden O'Connor-Rosson (ch

Such a fascinating and historical place to visit. Definitely a must do when in Paris. Queue to enter during summer peak season can be very gruelling.


I highly recommend going here! It's interesting. Although it is pretty creepy walking through hallway full of bones and skulls. Anyone who's a true ho.. Read more »

Alexis Stone (Lex)

Such an amazing experience ! They were super busy but the catacombs are large enough to not feel crowded. The price was not bad and it took about 2.5 .. Read more »

J. Yea

Definitely an eye opening experience. I would highly recommend to visit this place. It should be considered one of the wonders of the world because yo.. Read more »

Michelle Novoa

This was a great tour to see important history of Paris and France itself, very interesting overall. I bought my tickets a few days in advance and it.. Read more »

Mihaela P

It was an interesting experience which opened for me a new chapter of the Paris History thanks to the audio guide. I visited it alone but due to the f.. Read more »

Maree Mikhaiel

Is it weird that I dragged my husband here on our romantic honeymoon? Regardless, the Catacombs of Paris is a must-see for any budding historian. Just.. Read more »

Nayana Mohan

It is one of a kind experience. It is a long tunnel and i think it was 45 mins. My 2 yr old and husband loved it. I was amazed at how well this place .. Read more »

Gursewak singh nathupur

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris, France, which hold the remains of more than six million people in a small part of a tunnel .. Read more »

Mohamed belfakih

This place was sealed off, but I managed to press my camera through the bars of the gate and shoot this picture. Photo taken in the crypt of Paris

Ike Ick Ichael Iguel

It was a great experience. We were able to use audio during the pandemic--maybe this is a recent change? The only thing that could make this tour bett.. Read more »

Katrina W

A unique place definitely worth seeing. Great lesson on Paris history/human culture in general. Staff is very friendly. It gets slippery, so remember .. Read more »

Silvio Biasiol

Simply amazing. Visiting this catacombs is a mystical experience and you feel disconnected to the real world while walking in the middle of this ancie.. Read more »

Jacinto Jaimez

Interesting place but I'd recommend this place only if you've never visited any catacombs. If you already visit one you can skip it. It is cold under.. Read more »

Nicole Derrickson

Very cool place to visit. Be prepared for the stairs as there are quiet a few. Nice way to escape the summer heat

Dr. Cogu

Place is more than interesting. That feeling when you're walking through the tunnels and having an opportunity to see that much things is... positivel.. Read more »

Francesca Pirovano

Very interesting. It's a shame that there are no audio tours during the Corona pandemic, but there's nothing they could do about that. We were very h.. Read more »

Ido Naim

Nice one hour visit to learn more about the history of Paris. It tells the story of the geological past of Paris through the years and how it evolved .. Read more »

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