Catacombs of Paris

Local nameCatacombes de Paris
LocationParis, France

A truly haunting sight - underground tunnels decorated with the remains of around six million people. The catacombs were established in the second half of the 18th century when there was not enough space in the cemeteries and by the end of the 19th century, the complex was already a popular tourist attraction.

Nowadays, visitor numbers are restricted to 200 at any time, therefore admission may be delayed for a short time during busy periods. There are no cloakroom facilities available.

The tour takes about 45 minutes. It is not suitable for people with heart or respiratory problems. Audio guides are available in French, English, German and Spanish (for €5).

Tags CatacombsExhibitionTunnelHistoricalMuseum
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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 10 am - 8:30 pm
(Last admission at 7:30 pm)

Open during holidays on Jul 14, Nov 1 and 11.
Closed on Mondays, May 1 and Aug 15.


Catacombs of Paris + Exhibition:
Adults: €13
Students (18-26): €11
Children (under 17): free

Coupled ticket (Catacombs of Paris - Archaeological Crypt):
Adults: €17
Students (18-26): €14
Children (under 17): free

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +33 1 43224763

Address 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol Tanguy, 75014, Paris

Coordinates 48°50'2.27" N 2°19'56.972" E

Tours and activities: Catacombs of Paris

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