# How long is 3,700 centimeters?

It's about nine-tenths as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
The length of Ha'Penny Bridge is about 4,290 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 4,290 centimeters in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
The height of The Chicago Water Tower is about 4,690 centimeters.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 4,690 centimeters tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about three-fourths as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
The height of The Arc de Triomphe is about 4,900 centimeters.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 4,900 centimeters 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 one-and-one-third times as long as Baseball base distances
The length of Baseball base distances is about 2,743.20 centimeters.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 2,743.20 centimeters. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as Nelson's Column
The height of Nelson's Column is about 5,164 centimeters.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 5,164 centimeters 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 one-and-two-fifths times as tall as De Gooyer
The height of De Gooyer is about 2,700 centimeters.
(a.k.a. De Funenmolen, a.k.a. The Mill on the Funen) (near Oostelijk Havengebied, Amsterdam, Netherlands) (total structure height)
The tallest windmill in Amsterdam, De Gooyer stands at 2,700 centimeters in structural height. Its prominence owes to the fact that it was relocated atop the base of a former water mill, following two earlier moves in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The windmill's four sails have a total span of about 1,800 centimeters.
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
The height of The Mahabodhi Temple is about 5,500 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Great Awakening Temple, a.k.a. Maha Bodhi Temple, a.k.a. Temple of Bodh Gaya, a.k.a. Mahabodhi Mahavihar) (Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India)
The tower of the Mahabodhi Temple measures 5,500 centimeters in total height. The site has been of sacred interest for more than 2,000 years, with the current Temple dating back at least 1,400 years.
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa
The height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is about 5,640 centimeters.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 5,640 centimeters tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.
It's about two-thirds as tall as The Cinderella Castle
The height of The Cinderella Castle is about 5,760 centimeters.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 5,760 centimeters tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as a Cricket Pitch
The length of a Cricket Pitch is about 2,011.680 centimeters.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 2,011.680 centimeters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 72 centimeters tall including the bails.
It's about half as wide as The Wingspan of a 747
The width of The Wingspan of a 747 is about 6,850 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 6,850 centimeters. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 829,000,000 centimeters before refueling.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as a Bowling Lane
The length of a Bowling Lane is about 1,915.60 centimeters.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 1,915.60 centimeters. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about half as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
The height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is about 7,600 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 7,600 centimeters. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
The height of The Hollywood Sign is about 1,500 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 1,500 centimeters tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Statue of Liberty
The height of The Statue of Liberty is about 9,299 centimeters.
(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 9,299 centimeters including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.

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