It's about as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the height of The Eiffel Tower is 1 times 11.80 shackles.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 11.80 shackles tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 1.350 shackles or less.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The QE2.
In other words, the length of The QE2 is 0.9090 times 11.80 shackles.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 10.70 shackles. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 350,000,000 shackles, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 11.80 shackles is 0.849580 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1.17710 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 13.8890 shackles 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 102
It's about seven-tenths as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 11.80 shackles is 0.71630 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1.3960 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 16.470 shackles 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 4.1920 shackles deep.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 11.80 shackles is 1.430 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.6990 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 8.280 shackles above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 11.80 shackles is 0.6580 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1.520 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 17.90 shackles 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 two-thirds as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 11.80 shackles is 0.6370 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 1.570 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 18.50 shackles 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.