It's about nine times as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 250 shackles is 8.890 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 0.1120 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 28.10 shackles in total height. Although it sits just 1,530 shackles from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about eleven times as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.091 times 250 shackles.(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 22 shackles 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 twelve-and-a-half times as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 250 shackles is 12.3940 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.080684 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 20.1710 shackles 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 one-fifteenth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 13 times 250 shackles.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 3,200 shackles in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.950 shackles above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about thirteen times as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.077 times 250 shackles.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 20 shackles 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 18 shackles.
It's about thirteen times as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the height of The Sears Tower is 0.0769 times 250 shackles.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 19.20 shackles to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 15 shackles.
It's about thirteen-and-a-half times as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 0.0741 times 250 shackles.(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 18.50 shackles 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.