It's about as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 1.03 times 163 yards.(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 167 yards 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 nine-tenths as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 163 yards is 0.943 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.06 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 173 yards to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 105,000 yards to the northwest.
It's about nine-tenths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 163 yards is 0.92 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.09 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 177 yards 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 one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.91 times 163 yards.(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 140 yards. 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 nine-tenths as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 163 yards is 0.903 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.11 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 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 163 yards is 0.88043 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 1.1358 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 185.14 yards tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 163 yards is 0.81 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 1.23 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 201 yards tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).