It's about three-fourths as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 36 meters is 0.768 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 1.3 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 46.9 m tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 36 meters is 1.3123 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.76202 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
It's about three-fourths as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 1.4 times 36 meters.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49 m tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 36 meters is 0.6971 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 1.435 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 36 meters is 0.638 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 1.57 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 36 meters is 0.625 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 1.6 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 57.6 m tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as a Cricket pitch.
In other words, 36 meters is 1.78955 times the length of a Cricket pitch, and the length of a Cricket pitch is 0.5588 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #7)