It's about one-third as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 3.03 times 26.60 ropes.(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 80.70 ropes 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 one-third as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 26.60 ropes is 0.3190 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 3.130 times that amount.(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 83.30 ropes 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 three times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 26.60 ropes is 3.140 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.31850 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 8.4710 ropes 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 three-tenths as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 26.60 ropes is 0.3080 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 3.250 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 86.50 ropes to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 67.70 ropes.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.30 times 26.60 ropes.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 8 ropes 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 three-tenths as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 3.30 times 26.60 ropes.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 89 ropes 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 82 ropes.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 26.60 ropes is 0.293050 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 3.41240 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 90.7690 ropes 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.