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Catacombs of Paris Tickets highlights

  • Explore the Paris Catacombs, the final resting place of over 6 million Parisians, spanning centuries and social classes and learn about the history of this mysterious network of tunnels.

  • Stroll through the cool, dimly lit tunnels lined with human remains 20 metres below the streets of Paris.

  • Admire the impressive stonework and engineering of the ancient quarries repurposed as a crypt.

  • Get insights into the history, significance, and architectural aspects of the Catacombs as you listen to the audio guide.

  • Reserve your spot by booking last-minute entrance tickets for this otherwise sold-out attraction.

Operating Hours
Catacombs Of Paris
Timings: 09:45 AM to 08:30 PM


Catacombs of Paris
1 Av. du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris, France

Catacombs of Paris Tickets cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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INR 31.999
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Catacombs of Paris Tickets overview

About Paris Catacombs: 

The Paris Catacombs are an intricate underground network nestled beneath the streets of Paris. This maze-like structure houses the mortal remains of millions of Parisians. Here, you will get to admire intricate bone arrangements, look at the deliberate yet chaotic designs on the walls, and explore 1.5 km out of the 300 km long network of tunnels. Book the Catacombs tickets and get a glimpse into the City of Lights' hidden depths.

  • Skip having to wait in line and work your way around the illustrious ossuary’s maze-like halls.
  • Descend underground to the Paris Catacombs, where over 6 million Parisians rest eternally. 
  • Look at artistic displays crafted from skulls and bones in the shape of Doric columns, altars, steles, or tombs. 
  • Get to know about the fascinating history of how these tunnels became a final resting place for millions with the help of an audio guide available in multiple languages.
  • Admire the impressive stonework and engineering of the ancient quarries repurposed as an ossuary.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The activity location is 4.6 km from the city centre. It will take you 21 min. to reach the location via the Bd Saint-Michel route.
  • By Train: Take a train to Denfert-Rochereau station which is 120 metres away from the attraction. You can reach the activity location from the train station on foot within 3 minutes..


  • After visiting the Catacombs, You can also check out our tickets for Sainte Chapelle.

Catacombs of Paris Tickets faqs

Why are the Paris Catacombs so famous?

The Catacombs of Paris are famous as an underground ossuary that had become a place to store the remains of people when the cemeteries were overflowing in the 17th century. The place is said to be housing the remains of over 6 million Parisians in its complicated labyrinthine ossuary. The place was secretly used for hosting concerts and private events in the early 19th century and is today so popular a place of attraction that you will need to purchase Catacombs Paris tickets in advance to visit the place.

What are the important things to know before visiting Catacombs Paris?

  • You must purchase the Catacombs Paris tickets well ahead of time as it may be crowded owing to its popularity.
  • The inside of Catacomb is damp and can be chilly, so wear suitable clothes.
  • There is no elevator inside the catacomb and you will need to take a 130-step spiral staircase to climb down into it.
  • Pay respect to the dead. Do not touch the remains which you find inside the catacombs.
  • While the catacombs stretch for miles below Paris, you can only cover a part of it on a self-guided tour. If you wish to see further, you will need a guide. Also there are parts of the place where you will not be allowed to visit.
  • The catacomb is dimly lit but you can use your camera flash to take pictures.

How many feet beneath are the Catacombs in Paris?

After obtaining Catacombs Paris tickets, you will need to descend 130 spiral staircases to reach the bottom of the Catacombs in Paris, which are situated 65 feet below the city's major streets.

What are the best things to do in Paris?

  • Enjoy Views of Paris from Eiffel Tower: One of the world’s most recognizable landmarks, Eiffel Tower is situated in the heart of Paris. And enjoying the breathtaking view of the romantic city from its three different levels is surely one of the best things to do in Paris. Apart from enjoying the view, you should also explore the restaurants, cafeterias, and souvenir shops located at the different tiers of the Iron Lady.
  • Take A River Seine Cruise: An extremely popular thing to do in Paris is to take a River Seine Cruise and enjoy the view of the city from the water. Board the cruise boat and float along the river while looking at the well known bridges and attractions of Paris such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. 
  • Explore the Palace of Versailles: The enchanting Palace of Versailles was the former residence of the French royalty outside the city of Paris. Visit the magnificent palace housed in its lavish complex to take a look at the star attractions of the palace - the halls of mirrors and also its beautiful garden with spectacular statues and flowering plants.
  • Discover the Catacombs of Paris: The underground ossuaries, Catacombs of Paris, has a mystery about it and that is what will make you want to discover it. As you meander through the complicated labyrinthine ossuary, you will be feeling fascinated looking at the albeit macabre halls which once had remains of more than six million people.

How many skeletons are in the Catacombs of Paris?

The Catacombs, also known as the underground ossuary, has six million skeletons of Parisians that have been stacked in an orderly fashion. The skeletons date back to several centuries.  

What to see at the Catacombs in Paris?

Few attractions of the Catacombs in Paris include the Barrel of Passion, Cross-roads with the lower Catacombs,The Well, Copy of Paris, Rendering of Citadel de Mahon, “Stop, This is Death's Empire” etc.

How many visitors are permitted at a time in the Paris Catacombs?

Your Catacombs Paris tickets will allow you to cover 1.5 kilometers one-way circuit which you will be able to cover in an hour. As the passages are narrow, floors slippery and uneven and the lighting is dim, only 200 visitors are allowed to enter at a time. This does not include pregnant women or those with disabilities and health conditions.

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