From Jim Morrison to Marie Antoinette, Paris may or may not be full of ghosts, but one thing's for sure: it's full of urban legends. Five tales illustrate the timeless stories that have grown up around the city and challenge Paris mythbusters.
In the streets of Paris (some of which are more than two millennia old), you'll walk over cobblestones that have seen it all, from riots to revolutions. Spend a couple hours in Paris and you'll see that this city is the perfect place for ghost stories, urban myths, and hoaxes to spring up. Separating myth from reality can be a difficult task; these five Paris urban legends illustrate how pervasive these stories, both true and false, can be.