"6 Million People Can't Be Wrong" Catacombs Tip by mtnbikerguy

Catacombs, Paris: 56 reviews and 106 photos

Wow...love it or get creaped out by it, you will remember the Catacombs. Others have given great descriptions of this adventure, but I wanted to offer a few pointers. 1. Pay attention to the days and times they are open. We got there at the very end of the hours of operation and they pushed us through faster than what we wanted to go. 2. They do not allow flash photography, but I brought a headlight with me and it worked great. Other guests were following me around and taking pictures of whatever I took because that was the only light bright enough for your pictures to work. 3. Don't wear flip-flops. The ground is damp in spots and your feet will probably get a little dirty or as I like to joke, "bone dust". Any walking shoes will be fine.

We were in Paris for a week and this was on my "must see" list. I made the right choice to put it on that list. Takes about 60-90 minutes to go through.

Address: Place Denfert-Rochereau, 14e
Directions: Open Tuesday-Sunday 2-4 (also 9-11am at weekends) Metro Station: Denfert-Rochereau
Phone: +33 1 43 22 47 63
Website: http://www.catacombes.paris.fr/en/homepage-catacombs-official-website

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 6, 2008
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