25 Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time

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The world has evolved so rapidly over the last 100 years that it’s difficult to imagine just how much things have changed during that time. Many of the world’s most famous cities – like Kuala Lumpur for example, or Hong Kong – bare little resemblance to their earlier selves, and cities such as Dubai didn’t even exist at all until fairly recently.

Take a look at these then and now pictures to see what we mean.

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1 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 2000 And Now

1 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 2000 And Now

panoramio.com,AirPano

2 Seoul, South Korea – 1900 And Now

2 Seoul, South Korea - 1900 And Now

3 Singapore, Republic Of Singapore – 2000 And Now

3 Singapore, Republic Of Singapore – 2000 And Now

Ong Wee Jin

4 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 1970 And Now

4 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 1970 And Now

theculturist.com,Predrag Vuckovic

5 Tokyo, Japan – 1945 And Now

5 Tokyo, Japan - 1945 And Now

japanairraids.org

6 Fortaleza, Brazil – 1975 And Now

6 Fortaleza, Brazil - 1975 And Now

7 Berlin, Germany – 1945 And 1990s

7 Berlin, Germany - 1945 And 1990s

rarehistoricalphotos.com,gettyimages.com

8 Vilnius, Lithuania – 1900 And Now

8 Vilnius, Lithuania - 1900 And Now

gidas.mb.vu.lt

9 Shenzen, China – 1964 And Now

9 Shenzen, China - 1964 And Now

David McLeod

10 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 2005 And Now

10 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 2005 And Now

lovindubai.com

11 New York, Usa – 1962 And Now

11 New York, Usa - 1962 And Now

wirednewyork.com

12 Toronto, Canada – 1930 And Now

12 Toronto, Canada - 1930 And Now

Special Collections Toronto Public Library

13 Sydney, Australia – 1932 And Now

13 Sydney, Australia - 1932 And Now

The National Library of Australia

14 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – 1930 And Now

14 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - 1930 And Now

Rafael Rabello de Barros

15 Athens, Greece – 1862 And Now

15 Athens, Greece - 1862 And Now

Francis Bedford,xstaz

16 London, The Great Britain – 1920 And Now

16 London, The Great Britain - 1920 And Now

Slava Stepanov

17 Los Angeles, Usa – 1940 And Now

17 Los Angeles, Usa - 1940 And Now

18 Melbourne, Australia – 1920 And Now

18 Melbourne, Australia - 1920 And Now

19 San Francisco, Usa – 1947 And Now

19 San Francisco, Usa - 1947 And Now

Redwood Empire Assn

20 Long Beach, Usa – 1953 And Now

20 Long Beach, Usa - 1953 And Now

Jeff Gritchen

21 Bangkok, Thailand – 1988 And Now

21 Bangkok, Thailand - 1988 And Now

22 San Francisco, USA – 1906 And Now

22 San Francisco, USA - 1906 And Now

Geo. R. Lawrence Co.

23 Jakarta, Indonesia 1960 And Now

23 Jakarta, Indonesia 1960 And Now

storkli.com

24 Chicago, Usa 1937 And Now

24 Chicago, Usa 1937 And Now

chicagotribune.com,yochicago.com

25 Istanbul, Turkey – 1905 And Now

25 Istanbul, Turkey - 1905 And Now

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