One Day in Paris – The Catacombs

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 In 18th century Paris, the cemeteries were completely full with no room available.  Bodies  were piling up and in some cases becoming unearthed. Beneath the city were miles of  limestone quarry caverns to pull out materials for building the city. The solution was to  move the cemetery inhabitants into the …