It's about thirty times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.0294 times 25.8490 furlongs.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 0.7610 furlongs tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about forty times as long as The Shambles
In other words, the length of The Shambles is 0.029 times 25.8490 furlongs.(a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)
The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 0.750 furlongs. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about 40 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.025 times 25.8490 furlongs.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 0.650 furlongs. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about 45 times as long as a Football field
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 47.38980 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.0211016 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 0.5454550 furlongs from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 0.0454545 furlongs farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about 50 times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 49.50 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.0202 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 0.5220 furlongs (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 0.5230 furlongs, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about 55 times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.019 times 25.8490 furlongs.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 0.480 furlongs. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about 55 times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 25.8490 furlongs is 55.920 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.01788 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 0.46230 furlongs including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.