It's about fourteen-and-a-half times as tall as The Washington Monument
In other words, 2,479 meters is 14.6440 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.068287 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 169.29 m 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 fifteen times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.0667 times 2,479 meters.(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 165 m. 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 fifteen-and-a-half times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.0654 times 2,479 meters.(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 162 m 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 fifteen-and-a-half times as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.0637 times 2,479 meters.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 158 m to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 96,000 meters to the northwest.
It's about sixteen times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 2,479 meters is 16.20 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.0617 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 153 m 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 seventeen times as long as The Shambles
In other words, the length of The Shambles is 0.059 times 2,479 meters.(a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)
The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 150 meters. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about nineteen times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.053 times 2,479 meters.(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 130 m (280 cubits). 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.