It's about one-fifth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 100 meters is 0.2030 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 4.930 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 492 m tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about five times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 100 meters is 4.970970 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.2011680 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 20.11680 meters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.720 meters tall including the bails.
It's about five times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 100 meters is 5.22030 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.191560 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 19.156 m. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 100 meters is 0.190 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 5.30 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 540 m to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 500 m.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 100 meters is 0.180720 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 5.53340 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 553.33 m 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-fifth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 100 meters is 0.160 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 6.30 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 610 m 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 six-and-a-half times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.150 times 100 meters.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 15 m tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.