It's about four times as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 868 paces is 4.190 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.2390 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 207 paces to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 126,000 paces to the northwest.
It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 868 paces is 4.320 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.2310 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 201 paces 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-fifth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 5 times 868 paces.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 4,000 paces. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about five times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 868 paces is 5.10 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.20 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 one-fifth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, 868 paces is 0.170 times the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 5.90 times that amount.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 5,100 paces. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about six times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 868 paces is 6.02778 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.1658990 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 one-fifth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 868 paces is 0.1643940 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 6.08295 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 5,280 paces. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.