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Chino Hills, California: Ancient Egypt Temple in Shopping Plaza

Not even ancient by American standards, this elaborate replica of several recognizable ancient Egyptian temples was built for a theme restaurant to open in 2020. Covid ruined those plans, and the impressive building remains empty.

Address:
4525 Chino Hills Pkwy, Chino Hills, CA
Directions:
CA-71/Chino Valley Fwy exit 8. Turn east onto Ramona Ave. At the stoplight turn right onto Chino Hills Pkwy, then make a quick right into The Commons shopping plaza. Drive straight in; you'll see the building ahead on the right.
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Egyptian Building

The Egyptian Building is in The Commons at Chino Hills, a small shopping mall in Chino Hills. It imitates the style of the temples of Abu Simbel in Egypt.

[William D. Wulf, 06/01/2024]

This was supposed to be a restaurant, Farou Food, that was to open in early 2020. The pandemic ruined those plans, and the building, like those ancient temples, is uninhabited.


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