The following photos taken years apart from each other, see how drastically and quickly the world can change in a few decades.

From New York to Dubai, Singapore even the Arctic these amazing before-and-after photographs were taken within decades of one another show how much a place can change over the years.

The photos were shared online by Bored Panda include the bay of Singapore in 2000 and 2020 as it experienced a building frenzy.

This is Tokyo 73 years ago

Tokyo 2020

The city of Chichen Itza in Mexica in 1872 . The structures were totally canvassed in vegetation

Chichen Itza now: the structures have been totally uncovered

Structures have been stripped away @ Utrecht in the Netherlands photographed in 1982

Utrecht in 2020. See below photo

Berlin during the Cold War in 1985, before the Fall of the Wall

The same part of Berlin now, with dark tarmac on the street to commemorate the wall

And it’s not just cities! Other snapshots shared online include the Arctic’s glaciers pictured on 1917

Arctic Glaciers in 2020:

Los Angeles in its early days, during the 19th century

Buildings in Los Angeles has grown since then with a more recent snap taken in 2001 showing a busy city

A leafy paradise! Meanwhile the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park in Singapore has bloomed since the first photo, taken in 1988

Singapore 2020

Recent images of Dubai reveal how the city has exploded in the last twenty years with the image below capturing the city in 2000

Dubai now, 2020

Snapshots of the iconic Flatiron building in New York taken over 100 years apart reveal how much the city has changed around the architecture, 1912

New York, 100 years later. 2012

Some areas have changed so much and you can’t even recognize it. This photo showing the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima pictured shortly after the city was hit by an atomic bomb in 1945. 

The Dome, now a war memorial- 2020