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It's about one-third as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 158 meters is 0.34960 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 2.860 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 451.9 m 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 115 m deep.
It's about three times as tall as The Mahabodhi Temple
In other words, 158 meters is 2.90 times the height of The Mahabodhi Temple, and the height of The Mahabodhi Temple is 0.340 times that amount.
(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 55 m 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 three times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 158 meters is 3.06 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.32680 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 51.64 m 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-third as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 158 meters is 0.3210 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 3.120 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 492 m 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 100th floor, approximately 474 m above ground).
It's about three times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 158 meters is 3.20 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.310 times that amount.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49 m 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 three-tenths as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, 158 meters is 0.3040 times the height of The Willis Tower, and the height of The Willis Tower is 3.290 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to about 520 m to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at about 412 m.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 158 meters is 3.370 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.2970 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 46.9 m 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.