It's about nine times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 8.82 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.113 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 74 paces 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.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 9.637 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.1038 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 67.77 paces from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Puncak Jaya.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 0.1019 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 9.814 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 0.1017 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 9.833 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
It's about ten times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.1 times 653.08 paces.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 64 paces tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0943 times 653.08 paces.(Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 653.08 paces is 0.0882 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 11.34 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)