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The Chandelier, Paracas

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
Try to unravel a mystery that has long stumped historians at The Chandelier. Carved into a sandstone slope around 2,000 years ago, the massive geoglyph depicts a three-armed candelabra, whose significance remains a topic of debate. Some experts believe the symbol to be related to similar iconography found hundreds of miles away in Nazca, although the larger connection between the two places remains a mystery. Take a boat tour of the Ballestas Islands to witness the enigma--you can only see the carving from the water. Plan your visit to The Chandelier and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Paracas tour planner.
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  • Some of the people on our tour decided to rest and not participate on this boat ride. DO NOT MISS THIS! We all agreed that after Machu Picchu, this was the second highlight of our tour. The Chandelier...  read more »
  • impressive, majestic, mysterious symbol, nobody knows who did it and what was intended but I see you consider that is something important
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  • The drawing is very visible from boats of Ballestas, conservation is impressive due to its location protected from the wind. A nice step towards Ballestas
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