Catacombs

Photography

This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses

More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Miss Rosen
7.16.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Harvey sparks fire at chemical plant outside Houston, Russian lobbyist testifies to grand jury, Japanese defense ministry wants to ramp up missile program, and more.
VICE Staff
8.31.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thieves Snuck into the Paris Catacombs and Stole $300K Worth of Fine Wine

In what could very well be the most French crime of all time.
River Donaghey
8.30.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Teens Got Lost in the Paris Catacombs for Days

Search parties eventually found them in the pitch-black tunnels amid the ancient skulls and bones.
River Donaghey
6.14.17
Film

‘Catacombs’ is a Ghastly 360° Tour of Abandoned American Shopping Malls

These immersive videos are the death rattle of the suburban mall. RIP.
Andrew Nunes
11.20.16
Paris

Some of the World's Finest Mead Is Being Made Inside These Catacombs

Crawl one hundred feet down inside the cold, damp tunnels of Paris's legendary Catacombs to taste some of the finest booze.
Gino Delmas
5.16.16
video

Inside the Church Made of 40,000 Human Skeletons

The ossuary is also, ironically, dying.
Clinton Nguyen
10.27.15
Travel

The Enduring Legend of the Girl Who Died in Odessa's Catacombs

Investigating the mysterious death of a young woman who wandered into an underground tunnel and never came out—but lives on as an internet rumor.
Mike Pearl
10.27.15
robots

Archaeology Robots Will Explore Where No Human Can

Archaeologists need robots for two main purposes: to explore where it's too dangerous for humans, and then figure out what they've found.
Emiko Jozuka
5.14.15