Types of Labyrinths
Below is a list of types of labyrinths. By clicking on any of the links below, you will be taken to specific definitions and examples.
- These contemporary designs are not similar to any of the above labyrinth types. The unicursal labyrinthine pathways or multiple paths of these designs are not designed to confuse, but to enhance spiritual perception.
- A composite design contains two or conceivably more natural geometric motifs.
- These labyrinths do not fall under any other typology.
- Based on the vesica pisces.
- The "Circular labyrinth" is a unicursal circular design, with a short path to get on the circle. Technically, it is not a labyrinth by the present definition.
- These designs are not similar to any of the above labyrinth types. However, they do have unicursal labyrinthine pathways.
- While the design of most three-dimensional labyrinths is invariably Classical, the paths of these labyrinths envelop a mound or hill, and are thus three rather than two dimensional. (Sometimes the boundaries between these labyrinths and earthworks become blurred.)