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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