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The Chandelier, Paracas

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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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  • most tours stop here on the way to the Ballestas Islands for a few minutes. Interesting geoglyph that was first recorded in the 1800s, but no idea who built it, when, or why. 
  • When you take the boat trip to the islands to see the birds and marine life, you will see this from a distance. 
  • The candlestick is interesting, it is a must for all boats going to the Islands crossbows and is always observed from the boat for a short time.
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