The Catacombs of Paris
Welcome to a thrilling visit of the Catacombs of Paris!
(opening: Sunday June 19, 1994)
This unique bone collection of 5 to 6 million people
covers a surface of 11.000 square meters, a tiny
portion of the 300 km of old mine corridors.
Galleries are an average of 2.30 meters high, and the temperature
is a constant 11.C, during summer and winter. 148.970 visitors
visited the place in 1993.
- Text by Pascal Massimino
(aka Skal, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Color images by Craig A. Merriman
(email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Contact him for any use of the pictures outside of the
WebMuseum policy, or for paper reproductions of the photographs
(USA Phone#: 303.581.0562).
© 15 Oct 1995,
Nicolas Pioch -
Thanks to the
BMW Foundation, the WebMuseum
and contributors for their support.