
It's about as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
(Paris, France)
It's about as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, the height of Nelson's Column is 1.033 times 50 meters.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)Nelson's Column measures 51.64 m 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 oneandonetenth times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 50 meters is 1.07 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.935 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
It's about ninetenths as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 50 meters is 0.887 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 1.13 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 56.4 m 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 ninetenths as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 50 meters is 0.868 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 1.15 times that amount.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
It's about threefourths as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 1.37 times 50 meters.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 7478 series)The wingspan of a Boeing 7478 is 68.5 m. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 8,290,000 meters before refueling.
It's about twothirds as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 1.5 times 50 meters.
(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia) 
