Unlike the real Sphinx, which is made of stone and located in, uh, Egypt, this full scale reproduced is made steel and painted cement. It's also located in northern China.
China Daily reports that this was used for a film shoot. Visitors can even go inside and take a tour.
I always think these kind of reproductions are pretty cool.
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