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Around 6 million sketelons which come from the main parisian cemeteries were stored here between 1776 and 1860 when the decision was taken by the king Louis XVI to empty the cemeteries downtown and remove the bones into former quarries which were locaated aat the time outside Paris ! since the annexion of the village of "La Tombe-Issoire" it is located today inside the very city of Paris !
The sculpture of Port-Mahon made by Decure between 1777-1782 ! Decure was killed because of a collapse which occured inside the Catacombs while he was building the stairs which would have given access to his sculptures !
Driver-Guide-France can arrange a private tour of the Catacombs in Paris during your private tour by car/minivan ! Your Certified Tour Guide will accompany you inside the Catacombs and we'll have access to different rooms which are not visible during a classic tour !