She loved to lose herself in mile after mile of crudely made, beautifully morbid tunnels, by the light of a candle, with no sound but the blood rushing through her veins, the echoes of her graceful steps, and for only companion the piles of human remains, who emitted an odor similar to moss.
Catacombes de Paris 130 steps to go down and 83 steps back up to street level. Tickets go on sale on site only, no online booking available. Open daily from 10am to 8pm, except Mondays and public holidays. Last admission: 7pm. 10€.