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The sphinx in China? No, it's a replica

By Zhu Lixin (China Daily) Updated: 2015-07-04 08:40 Comments

The sphinx in China? No, it's a replica

Workers construct a Epang Palace replica, whose prototype is believed to be China's largest architectural work.[Kuang Linhua/China Daily]

Travelling between Beijing and Shanghai on a high-speed train, one will notice on the way a giant building looking like the Great Sphinx on the West bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt.

It has been deliberately redesigned to differ from the real one that bears the head of pharaoh Khafra, said authorities of the China Dreamland, a park in Chuzhou of East China's Anhui province, where the "sphinx" stands.

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