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The Paris Catacombs, comprising an underground ossuary in Paris, is home to the remains of more than 6 million people. The bodies were exhumed and transported to this cemetery in the Montparnasse district following the closure of the Saints Innocents Cemetery, located in the Les Halles district, due to the insanitary conditions there. - See more at: http://blog.localnomad.com/en/2012/08/22/paris-catacombs-the-largest-necropolis-in-the-world/#sthash.5So0Mqlw.dpuf

Catatomb Tunnel Paris Catacombs, the largest necropolis in the world

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Paris Catacombs - under the wall of the Fermiers-Généraux

Photo of Paris catacombs- amazing, but not part that is open to the public.

Catacombs, Parisian underground, France - This is part of the large maze that one can easily get lost in. These catacombs are not open to the public but many secret explorers and ravers still sneak in.

ArtStation - FarCry4 Concept Art - Mountain path, Donglu Yu

Mountain Path concept art from the video game Far Cry 4 by Donglu Yu

Catacombs of Rome - Early Christian catacombs were extractions from the earth containing niches (loculi). Ladders from ground level led to ambulatories called galleries, where burial plots were located. Catacombs, found throughout the Empire, exist primarily in Rome because the city's density at its height created a shortage of land for burial.

Catacombs of Rome - Early Christian catacombs were extractions from the earth…

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuarys in Paris, France. Located south of the former city gate the ossuary holds the remains of about six million people and fills a renovated section of caverns and tunnels that are the remains of Paris's stone mines. Paris's earliest burial grounds were to the southern outskirts of the Roman-era Left Bank city. You are checked for bones were you leave.

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuarys in Paris, France. Located south of the former city gate the ossuary holds the remains of about six million people and fills a renovated section of caverns and tunnels that are the remains of Paris's stone mines. Paris's earliest burial grounds were to the southern outskirts of the Roman-era Left Bank city. You are checked for bones were you leave.

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