It's about one-third as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.3390 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 2.950 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 709 cubits tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 80.90 cubits or less.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.287990 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 3.47230 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 833.360 cubits 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
It's about four times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, the length of Baseball base distances is 0.250 times 240 cubits.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 60 cubits. 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 one-fourth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.24280 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 4.1190 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 988.40 cubits 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 251.50 cubits deep.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.2230 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 4.480 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 1,080 cubits 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-fifth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.2160 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 4.630 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 1,110 cubits 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 one-fifth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 240 cubits is 0.2080 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 4.810 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 1,150 cubits to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 902 cubits.