It's about two times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 496 paces is 2.2326 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.44791 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 222.17 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 2.29 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.437 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 2.33 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.429 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 0.4199 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 2.382 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 2.39 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.418 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 2.47 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.405 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
It's about two-fifths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 3 times 496 paces.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 1,000 paces in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Nay Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval soldiers stationed there during World War I.