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It's about one-ninetieth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 90.90 times 556.90 centimeters.
(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 50,800 centimeters 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-ninety-fifth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the height of The Sears Tower is 94.30 times 556.90 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 52,700 centimeters to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 41,200 centimeters.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 556.90 centimeters is 0.010065 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 99.3540 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 55,333 centimeters 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 100 times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.01 times 556.90 centimeters.
The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 5.4 cm tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 100 times 556.90 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 54,000 centimeters 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 50,000 centimeters.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 556.90 centimeters is 0.0091 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 110 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 61,000 centimeters 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 556.90 centimeters is 0.00722 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 139 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 77,100 centimeters in total height. Although it sits just 4,200,000 centimeters 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.