Haunted Paris

With a city as imbued with history as Paris, there are bound to be tales of death, intrigue and ghostly encounters. Take a tour of Paris’ haunted destinations -- the stories might surprise you.

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Zak Bagans in Paris
Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans heads to Paris, on a mission to learn everything he can about the history, the culture and the mysteries of Paris’ catacombs -- especially as it relates to the afterlife. 960 1280

  

Zak on the Pont des Arts

Zak on the Pont des Arts

Zak looks out on the Seine from the Pont des Arts. Also known as the Lovers’ Bridge, the bridge is famous for the padlocks that couples attach to the rails to symbolize their love. 960 1280

  

Paris Catacombs

Paris Catacombs

About 6 million people were buried in the Paris Catacombs, beginning in the 18th century. 960 1280

  

Paris Catacombs

Paris Catacombs

Thousands of bones line the walls of the Paris Catacombs, a maze that stretches for more than 180 miles. 960 1280

  

Paris Catacombs

Paris Catacombs

A human skull in the catacombs, where some of the bones are arranged in patterns. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

In Paris, Zak isn't just seeking evidence of spirits -- he is exploring the answers to the most important questions of life and death. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Father John Moore

Zak interviews Father John Moore

Zak interviews Father John Moore on the streets of Paris to try to learn more about cataphiles, people who enter and explore the catacombs illegally through secret passageways hidden throughout the city. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak does some research inside a library in Paris. Here he learns the story of Philliberet Asbuer. Philiberet was searching for liquor that the monks were known to hide in the catacombs. But then Philiberet was found dead, 30 meters from the catacombs’ exit. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak conducts an interview in front of Beaurepaire Restaurant in an effort to track down one of the many secret entrances to the catacombs. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak gets some last-second tips from the police before entering the catacombs. The police allow him access to the catacombs, but Zak quickly realizes that they are holding back information. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak takes a moment to watch a Paris street performer. 960 1280

  

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Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans heads to Paris, on a mission to learn everything he can about the history, the culture and the mysteries of Paris’ catacombs -- especially as it relates to the afterlife. 960 1280

  

Zak on the Pont des Arts

Zak on the Pont des Arts

Zak looks out on the Seine from the Pont des Arts. Also known as the Lovers’ Bridge, the bridge is famous for the padlocks that couples attach to the rails to symbolize their love. 960 1280

  

Paris Catacombs

Paris Catacombs

About 6 million people were buried in the Paris Catacombs, beginning in the 18th century. 960 1280

  

Paris Catacombs

Paris Catacombs

Thousands of bones line the walls of the Paris Catacombs, a maze that stretches for more than 180 miles. 960 1280

  

Paris Catacombs

Paris Catacombs

A human skull in the catacombs, where some of the bones are arranged in patterns. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

In Paris, Zak isn't just seeking evidence of spirits -- he is exploring the answers to the most important questions of life and death. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Father John Moore

Zak interviews Father John Moore

Zak interviews Father John Moore on the streets of Paris to try to learn more about cataphiles, people who enter and explore the catacombs illegally through secret passageways hidden throughout the city. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak does some research inside a library in Paris. Here he learns the story of Philliberet Asbuer. Philiberet was searching for liquor that the monks were known to hide in the catacombs. But then Philiberet was found dead, 30 meters from the catacombs’ exit. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak conducts an interview in front of Beaurepaire Restaurant in an effort to track down one of the many secret entrances to the catacombs. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak gets some last-second tips from the police before entering the catacombs. The police allow him access to the catacombs, but Zak quickly realizes that they are holding back information. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak Bagans in Paris

Zak takes a moment to watch a Paris street performer. 960 1280

  


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