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It's about as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, the height of Blackpool Tower is 1 times 518 feet.
(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 518 feet to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 315,000 feet to the northwest.
It's about as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 1.03 times 518 feet.
(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 531 feet 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-one-tenth times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 518 feet is 1.03 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.9710 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 502 feet 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 as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 1.04 times 518 feet.
(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 541 feet. 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 nine-tenths as tall as The Washington Monument
In other words, 518 feet is 0.932640 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 1.0722 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 555.410 feet 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 long as The Shambles
In other words, the length of The Shambles is 0.910 times 518 feet.
(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 490 feet. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral
In other words, 518 feet is 0.9070 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 1.10 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 571 feet to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).