The Stone Labyrinths in Karelia

The stone labyrinths – complex spirals from crude stones – are on the Baltic, the Barents and the White Sea's coasts. They are on Karelia territory too.

According to Irish and English ancient legends the fairies danced on labyrinth spirals in the moonlight; in accordance to Norwegian popular beliefs stone rows made by ice-giants; by Swedish tales labyrinths mark the enters into underground palaces. Most of modern researches consider labyrinths as religious structures.

The labyrinths on Karelian part of the White Sea was made by proto Lappish breeds at the end of the I b.c.