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Paracas National Reserve | Ballestas Islands, Paracas National Reserve, Paracas 11550, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mystery. Good to have caught a view of this in bright sunlight. Wondering how it was formed? Is it a cactus or a menora? Awesome sight.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 665jw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s excellent the view, it’s the art of the nature near to your hands. You must to visit this place. You can take a boat for some agencies who offer tours to Ballestas island, you must pay a tax of 5 soles, and the tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the way to ballestas you will pass this and looks amazing the tour guide said this place only gets drizzle rain and doesn't last long, that's why this chandelier image never fade...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kneat
Reviewed October 31, 2018

can be viewed on ballestas island boat tours, available from multiple sites on the Paracas waterfront

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gertrude B
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This "chandelier" supposedly was used as a navigation tool, although none seems to know for sure. It looks like an image of a cactus.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

While on a boat trip to the Islands we passed this. Out guide was not sure who made these lines but didn’t think it was related to the Nazca lines. I am not sure anyone does. This was first noticed in 1864. Since they don’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kristinak27
Reviewed September 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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