It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 709.90 meters is 1.3 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.77 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 540 m 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 500 m.
It's about three-fourths as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.749 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.34 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 948 m in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, 709.90 meters is 1.37 times the height of The Willis Tower, and the height of The Willis Tower is 0.73 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 seven-tenths as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.725 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.38 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 979 m. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 709.90 meters is 1.44 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.694 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 100
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 709.90 meters is 1.571 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.6365 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 one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 709.90 meters is 1.8632 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.53671 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 381.01 m 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