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
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
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