It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 1.590 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.6290 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 0.7870 leas 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-three-fifths times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 1.620 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.6170 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 0.7710 leas tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.5980 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 1.670 times that amount.(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 2.09 leas 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 three-fifths as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.5790 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.730 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 2.160 leas to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 1,310 leas to the northwest.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 1.7710 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.56470 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 0.70590 leas from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about three-fifths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.5640 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.770 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 2.210 leas from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 1.250 leas is 0.5540 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.810 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 2.260 leas. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.