It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.59 times 593.4 smoots.(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 360 smoots 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-and-four-fifths times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 593.4 smoots is 1.825 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.54795 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 325.14 smoots 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 half as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 593.4 smoots is 0.5284131 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 1.892459 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1,122.985 smoots. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.53 times 593.4 smoots.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 320 smoots 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 290 smoots.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 593.4 smoots is 1.92 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 0.521 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 310 smoots to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 242 smoots.
It's about twice as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 593.4 smoots is 1.99 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.503 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 299 smoots 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 half as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 593.4 smoots is 0.501992 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 1.99206 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1,182.09 smoots. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show