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Catacombs of Paris: “Sea in Paris, 45 Million Years Ago” Exhibition

Have you already been in the Louvre museum, in Montmartre, looked at the Eiffel Tower and the Triumphal Arch? Have never heard about one of the most extraordinary places of the capital of France – the Catacombs of Paris (Catacombes de Paris)? Do not miss a chance! Go there right now! The famous network of underground tunnels is interesting itself. Besides, at the moment “Sea in Paris, 45 Million Years Ago” is being held here. The exhibition will last until the end of this year.

The exhibition tells visitors about the history of this place, the formation of present reliefs of France, the beginnings of Alps and Pyrenees, the ancient Lutetian Sea (from the Roman name of Paris). If you come to the Catacombs, you’ll dive into millions years ago, learn a lot of interesting facts and plunge into unique atmosphere of the past.

Besides, a regular exposition of the dungeon, which began as a limestone quarry and had turned into a burial ground for hundreds of thousands Parisians is open.