It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, 556 yards is 0.940 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1.10 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 590 yards 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 550 yards.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 556 yards is 0.918810 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 1.0884 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 605.130 yards 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 four-fifths as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, 556 yards is 0.830 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 1.20 times that amount.(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 670 yards 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 two-thirds as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 556 yards is 0.6590 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 1.520 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 843 yards in total height. Although it sits just 45,900 yards 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 three-fifths as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 556 yards is 0.6140 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 1.630 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 906 yards to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 631 yards on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 312 yards on the 78th floor.
It's about three-fifths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 2 times 556 yards.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 1,000 yards in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls.
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 2 times 556 yards.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 1,000 yards in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.