Sewer museum reveals ‘intestines of Paris’

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Sewer museum reveals ‘intestines of Paris’

A picture on display at the Paris Sewer Museum depicts the scene in Victor Hugo’s classic novel, Les Miserables, in which Jean Valjean rescues Marius by carrying him through the sewers.
The opening of a storm drain carries rain runoff into the Paris sewer system. The sewer system has its own museum, which draws thousands of visitors from around the world.
A display of stuffed animals in the Paris Sewer Museum pays tribute to “Gaspard,” the slang nickname the French give rats.
The Paris Sewer Museum draws visitors from around the world interested in finding out more about the sanitation system of a great city.
A bust of Eugene Belgrand, the engineer who led the modernization of the Paris sewers, gleams brightly in a gallery at the Paris Sewer Museum.

Sewer museum reveals ‘intestines of Paris’

A picture on display at the Paris Sewer Museum depicts the scene in Victor Hugo’s classic novel, Les Miserables, in which Jean Valjean rescues Marius by carrying him through the sewers.
The opening of a storm drain carries rain runoff into the Paris sewer system. The sewer system has its own museum, which draws thousands of visitors from around the world.
A display of stuffed animals in the Paris Sewer Museum pays tribute to “Gaspard,” the slang nickname the French give rats.
The Paris Sewer Museum draws visitors from around the world interested in finding out more about the sanitation system of a great city.
A bust of Eugene Belgrand, the engineer who led the modernization of the Paris sewers, gleams brightly in a gallery at the Paris Sewer Museum.
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