My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and quietly contemplate your place in the world and don't fuck it up. sincerely, monolithic father figure.
This is what I first thought. I love it, it is awesome! And yeah, it definitely makes me want to go explore it. Oh, and on more stares it also makes me think that for all its beauty and grandeur, the statue could be just a pawn piece and the landscape just another square on a gigantic intricate chess board that is played over thousands of years by very powerful forces.