It's about as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 165 meters is 1.02 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 0.98 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
It's about as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, the height of The Washington Monument is 1.026 times 165 meters.(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 one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 165 meters is 1.04 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.962 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 165 meters is 1.08 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.926 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 nine-tenths as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 165 meters is 0.897 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 1.11 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 184 m tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.77 times 165 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.