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This water maze is beautiful when filled with rainwater. It is distinctive because it is a Chartres Maze. This special type of maze is based upon Christian mythology.

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15 of the Most Amazing Mazes and Labyrinths

Called the largest plant maze in the world, the ever-changing maze at Reignac-sur-Indre, France blossoms into a brilliant field of sunflowers in summer and in winter is remarked and sown to reappear as a new design in spring. In 1996, the maze’s debut year, over 85,000 people attempted to find passage through the 10-acre puzzle.

There is something very elegant and special about this design for a labyrinth. Perhaps the modern minimalist feel on an ancient idea is compelling.

A garden labyrinth of hand-laid stone weaves a circular pathway through a bed of creeping elfin thyme in Napa, California.

A Labyrinth is a maze that has only one path. A labyrinth helps us to find the path to our true selves and our connection with nature and all beings. The design symbolizes the cycle of birth, death and rebirth. This labyrinth design may be traced with the finger as a meditation and an aid to quiet the mind. The four plants in the corners symbolize spirals and finding your inner self: oak, ivy, maple and hazel

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Garden Maze, Portugal, Europe

Garden Maze, Portugal