It's about half as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.4560 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 2.190 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 1,090 paces to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 757 paces on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 374 paces on the 78th floor.
It's about two times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 496 paces is 2.23260 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.447910 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 222.170 paces 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 two-and-a-half times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 496 paces is 2.290 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.4370 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 217 paces. 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 two-and-a-half times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 496 paces is 2.330 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.4290 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 213 paces 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 two-fifths as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.41990 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 2.3820 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 1,181 paces in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 496 paces is 2.390 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.4180 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 207 paces to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 126,000 paces to the northwest.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 496 paces is 2.470 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.4050 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 201 paces tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao