It's about two times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 700 inches is 2.12 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.472 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 330 inches in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 700 inches is 0.379 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 2.64 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 1,850 inches 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 one-third as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 2.8 times 700 inches.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 1,900 inches 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-third as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 700 inches is 0.3443 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 2.904 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 2,033 inches 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 three times as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 700 inches is 0.315 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 3.17 times that amount.(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 2,220 inches 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 three-tenths as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 700 inches is 0.309 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 3.24 times that amount.(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 2,270 inches 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.