municipalité du XII-eme arrondissement - "catacombes de paris" - catacombs of paris (off-limit area)

municipalité du XII-eme arrondissement - catacombes de paris - catacombs of paris (off-limit area), 262, cave, municipalité, municipalité du xiieme arrondissement, plate, sign, underground quarry

Carved plate indicating the (ancien) district of Paris: "Municipalité du XIIeme arrondissement (12th district).­ The star above the number 262 indicates that the plate was carved during or after the revolution.­ Plates carved before 1789 have a lis flower instead.­

This location is now part of the 6eme arrondissement (6th district) of Paris.­

Catacombs of Paris (off-limit area), about 20 meters (60 feet) underground, under Paris city center.­

This is a part of the 200 Km network of ancient tunnels not opened to the public, but regularly visited by trespassing urban cavers called "cataphiles".­ See more information in the album description.

This photo was taken using the 180mm Raynox fisheye extension.­ The barrel distorsion was later corrected in Photoshop using the Panorama-tools plugin filters.­

More images of ▶ 262 arrondissement catacombs catacombs of paris cave municipalité municipalité du xiieme arrondissement paris plate sign underground quarry xiieme
Catacombs of Paris (off-limit area) Catacombes de Paris - Urban Exploration