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Explore the catacombs of Paris

Oct. 25, 2011, 11:10 a.m.
Graveyard under the city

Photo: jessica mullen/Flickr

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Final resting place

More than 6 million people are interred in the Paris catacombs, representing centuries of Parisian life — both poor and rich, young and old. The bones share the underground space with urns, crosses and other burial paraphernalia that were part of the church graveyards.