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.


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Take a look at these then and now pictures to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, they're sure to give you a fresh perspective on how you look at the world.

#2 Seoul, South Korea - 1900 And Now

Seoul, South Korea - 1900 And Now

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Yvonne Bernal 1 year ago

I'd look vastly different too if you took my pic 116 years later.

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#6 Tokyo, Japan - 1945 And Now

Tokyo, Japan - 1945 And Now

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Robert Bailey 1 year ago

That's impressive. Especially since they've had to rebuild after a dozen Godzilla attacks.

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#10 Shenzen, China - 1964 And Now

Shenzen, China - 1964 And Now

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Alin Sas 1 year ago

Those pictures clearly shows the increase of poluation

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