It's about two-fifths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 3 times 496 paces.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 1,000 paces in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about two-fifths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.399 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 2.51 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 1,240 paces in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about two-fifths as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 496 paces is 0.386 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 2.59 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 1,280 paces. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about three times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 496 paces is 2.9 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.34 times that amount.(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 170 paces. 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 three-and-a-half times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 496 paces is 3.396 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.2945 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 146.1 paces to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 496 paces is 3.44444 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.290323 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 144 paces 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 12 paces farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.278 times 496 paces.(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 138 paces (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 138 paces, 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