16 Cities That Have Changed Beyond Recognition Over The Years

 

The world around us is always changing and evolving. From day-to-day it can be difficult to see these little changes happen slowly. This is why photographic records are so important. They freeze moments in time that we will never get back. Here are 16 old and modern views of some of the most important cities in the world. You won't believe how much they've changed in 100 years! Take a look, it's awesome!

 

New York City, USA

nyc then and now
WiredNewYork / 9gag

 

Sydney, Australia

sydney then and now
ArtGalleryNSW / AFC

 

Alexandria, Egypt

alexandria then and now
BahaiWorldNewsService / UNESCO

 

Milan, Italy

milan then and now
Wikimedia / ArtsLife

 

Saint Petersburg, Russia

st petersburg then now
nskrip1 / LuxuryLaunches

 

 

Barcelona, Spain

barcelona then and now
CityPictures / EUSJA

 

Bangkok, Thailand

bangkok thailand then and now
MailOnline / LifestyleAsia

 

Istanbul, Turkey

istanbul then and now
MumineForum / TravelPulse

 

Lagos, Nigeria

lagos then and now
Flickr / Restirred

 

Mexico City, Mexico

mexico city then and now
Bestylepics / WhereamIgoing

 

Beijing, China

beijing then and now
GettyImages/HistoryToday / Shutterstock/BusinessInsider

 

Paris, France

paris then and now
FineArtAmerica / WASET

 

Delhi, India

delhi then and now
TheHindu / UrbanCiphers

 

Berlin, Germany

berlin then and now
GettyImages/HultonArchive / Thinglink

 

Tokyo, Japan

tokyo then and now
Wikipedia / PaulReiffer

 

London, UK

london uk then and now
Pinterest / PawelLibera/GettyImages

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