It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 0.0599 times 504.90 shackles.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 30.20 shackles to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 21 shackles on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 10.40 shackles on the 78th floor.
It's about eighteen times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, the height of Gocta Falls is 0.0556 times 504.90 shackles.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 28.10 shackles in total height. Although it sits just 1,530 shackles 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.
It's about twenty times as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 0.05 times 504.90 shackles.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 30 shackles in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about twenty times as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 0.05 times 504.90 shackles.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 30 shackles in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about twenty times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.043 times 504.90 shackles.(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 22 shackles 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 thirty times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 504.90 shackles is 25.031 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.03995 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 20.1710 shackles 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 thirty times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.038 times 504.90 shackles.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 20 shackles 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 18 shackles.