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Above you will find a number of tickets for the Paris Catacombs. We advise you to buy your catacombes tickets online for a great experience and with our special skip the line tickets you will avoid the long queues to get in.

Paris Catacombs history

The Catacombs are part of the of network of tunnels which made up the old underground limestone quarries below Paris.

Towards the end of the 18th century part of the quarries were used as a municipal ossuary (if you will a « dumping ground » for human bones). The remains of about six million people from different Parisian cemeteries were moved here for public health as well as economic reasons.

The catacombs are not for the faint-hearted but children are sure to love the intricate labyrinthe of tunnels, alcoves and hiding places.

Useful information : opening times and access

The entrance to the Catacombs can be found at 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.

They are open to the public Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am to 8.30pm.They are closed on Mondays and on certain national holidays. Be carfeful, they can get ver buy during peak times so we do advise you to buy your skip the line tickets online.

A visit will typically last about 50 minutes with a total walk of about 1.75 km to the exit at 36 rue Rémy Dumoncel. They are located about 20 meters underground.

Our other tickets

If you are looking for other great things to see in Paris, why not take a look at our tickets for the Musee d’Orsay, or our Eiffel Tower skip the line packages.

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