The Chandelier, Paracas

4.3
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. Make The Chandelier a part of your Paracas vacation plans using our Paracas trip planning website.
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  • Still can't believe the size of this chandelier and the history behind it! Osnt want to reveal anything but it is worth it just to pass by!  more »
  • You will see it from the boat in any trip to the ballestas. Big and hard to miss. A clear landmark and raised questions on who put it there and when. And why. Maybe Spaniards with much time at their.....  more »
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