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A maze is a path or collection of paths, typically from an entrance to a goal. The word is used to refer both to branching tour puzzles through which the solver must find a route, and to simpler non-branching ("unicursal") patterns that lead unambiguously through a convoluted layout to a goal. The pathways and walls in a maze are typically fixed, but puzzles in which the walls and paths can change during the game are also categorised as mazes or tour puzzles.


  • Maze construction 

  • Solving mazes 

  • Mazes in psychology experiments 

  • Other types of mazes 

  • Publications about mazes 

  • Mazes open to the public 

  • Mazes in popular culture