It's about one-tenth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.129510 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 7.72140 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 1,210.30 cubits tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.120 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 8.30 times that amount.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 1,300 cubits to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 8.550 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.1170 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 18.30 cubits in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about ten times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.0929 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 10.80 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 1,690 cubits in total height. Although it sits just 91,900 cubits from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 156.740 cubits is 0.0865 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 11.60 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 1,810 cubits to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 1,260 cubits on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 623 cubits on the 78th floor.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 10 times 156.740 cubits.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 2,000 cubits in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.