It's about two-thirds as long as The Shambles
In other words, the length of The Shambles is 1.50 times 97 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 two-thirds as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 97 meters is 0.6340 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 1.580 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 three-fifths as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 97 meters is 0.6140 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 1.630 times that amount.(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 three-fifths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, 97 meters is 0.5990 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.670 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 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 one-and-two-thirds times as tall as The Cinderella Castle
In other words, the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.5950 times 97 meters.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 57.6 m tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, 97 meters is 0.5880 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.70 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 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 one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
In other words, 97 meters is 1.720 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.5810 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 56.4 m tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.