It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.770 times 709.90 meters.(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 0.7490 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.340 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 seven-tenths as tall as Angel Falls
In other words, 709.90 meters is 0.7250 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 1.380 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 1.440 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.6940 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 1.5710 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.63650 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 1.86320 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.536710 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
It's about two times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 709.90 meters is 2.190 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.4570 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 324 m 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 37 m or less.