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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 868 paces is 1.19530 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.836610 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 726.150 paces 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-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.830 times 868 paces.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 710 paces 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 660 paces.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 868 paces is 1.260 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.7940 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 692 paces to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 541 paces.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.7690 times 868 paces.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 667 paces to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-and-one-third times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.7460 times 868 paces.
(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 646 paces 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 100th floor, approximately 622 paces above ground).
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 868 paces is 1.4640 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.68310 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 593 paces to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 150.90 paces deep.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 868 paces is 1.7360 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.576040 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 500.01 paces to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building.