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It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 556 yards is 1.570 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.6370 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 354 yards 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 40.50 yards or less.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as long as The QE2.
In other words, the length of The QE2 is 0.5780 times 556 yards.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 322 yards. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 10,500,000,000 yards, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about two times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 556 yards is 2.240 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.4460 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 248 yards above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about three times as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 556 yards is 2.760 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 0.3620 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 201 yards tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about three times as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 556 yards is 2.920 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 0.3420 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 190 yards to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about three times as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 556 yards is 3.0032 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 0.332980 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 185.140 yards tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about three times as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 556 yards is 3.08 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 0.3250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.