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Catacombs of Paris, France
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France Paris Catacombs

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris, France.

It was established in 1810. The Catacombs is a network of old caves, quarries and tunnels stretching hundreds of miles, and seemingly lined with of 12 million people the bones of the dead.

Many famous people are buried in the Catacombs: Salomon de Brosse (architect; 1571–1626), Simon Vouet (painter; I590–1649), Jean de La Fontaine (writer; 1621–1698), Charles Perrault (writer; 1628–1703), François Girardon (sculptor; 1628–1715).

Since 2013, the Catacombs number among the 14 City of Paris Museums managed by Paris Musées.


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