It's about one-four-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 4,300 times 3 centimeters.(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 13,000 centimeters. 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 5,000 times as long as a Nucleus (Cellular)
In other words, the length of a Nucleus (Cellular) is 0.0002 times 3 centimeters.(for animal cell)
The nucleus of an animal cell measures an average of 0.0006 centimeters. The nucleus is the largest organelle in these cells, accounting for about 10% of the cell's total volume.
It's about one-five-thousandth as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.000196 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 5,100 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 15,300 centimeters 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 one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, the height of Blackpool Tower is 5,260 times 3 centimeters.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 15,800 centimeters to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 9,600,000 centimeters to the northwest.
It's about one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.000185 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 5,410 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 16,200 centimeters 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-five-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.000182 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 5,490 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 16,500 centimeters. 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 one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as tall as The Washington Monument
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.00017721 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 5,643 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 16,929 centimeters 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.