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Paracas National Reserve | Ballestas Islands, Paracas National Reserve, Paracas 11550, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit that when we first stopped to view this from the boat I thought it was something someone had just done as a tourist attraction. Turns out it is hundreds of years old and nobody really knows what it is, who did it...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed September 5, 2018

You will see the Chandelier on your trip to the islas ballestas. If you have good light, the Chandelier is good to see.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

There's no definite answer as to what it's doing there but there are some pretty good theories. I thought out was worth seeing.

Thank TootsieBones
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This geoglyph is seen when you are on the Ballestas Islands boat tour. On the way to the Ballestas Islands, on the Paracas Peninsula, you will see this large-scale geoglyph that may have served as a beacon to mariners. The Paracas Candelabra, is a well-known...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This drawing on the side of the hill seems like anyone could have made it at any point. It was just something to see on the way to the much more interesting Ballestas islands.

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Viewed the Chandelier on the trip out to Ballestas Islands, and certainly impressive and more obvious, rather than climbing a tower like for the Nascar lines. It was good to have this as part of the Island tour, rather than just a standalone attraction. Leaves...More

Thank BarbaraH07
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Another piece of history that remains preserved You will see this as part of the Ballestas Island tour. Not as impressive as the Nazca lines, different in a way but a nice stop to make

Thank Ashish G
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Interesting shape cut into the side of the peninsular. Our guide provided several “theories” as to the purpose...you can decide for yourself should you visit the area, as did Eric Von Danikeb when he visited many years ago!

Thank LeeD0412
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We were able to see this sight by boat on the way to Ballestas Islands. It is said that this has been in place by the Nazcas over a thousand years ago.

Thank Yvette M
Reviewed June 16, 2018

on the trip to the ballestas islands if the cloud is not too low you will see the chandelier from the boat, unfortunately we had low cloud so only saw the bottom of it

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