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25 Awe-Inspiring Before And After Photos Of World's Famous Cities 

"Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different."  -C.S. LewisThis quote isn't only meant for us. Even places go through changes as the time evolves. You might connect to the feeling that one gets, visiting a place where one had spent a time of life, like his/her hometown. You just stand there and contemplate with wonder at the things that have undergone a lot of change.You might dream to visit or may have visited some of the famous places around the world - Paris (The city of love), Japan (The land of rising sun) and there are a lot of them. Well, if you do visit them, you might wanna check out these pics of how those places looked like, long time ago.Check these photos and see how these cities have witnessed the flow of history.

1. London, UK in the end of 19th century.

And now.

2. Sydney, Australia in 1930.

And now.

3. Shanghai, China in 1990.

And now.

4. Paris, France in 1900.

And now.

5. Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 1980s.

And now.

6. Beijing, China in 1950s.

And now.

7. Singapore in 1990.

And 2014.

8. Tokyo, Japan in 1920s.

And now.

9. Toronto, Canada in 1930.

And now.

10. New York, USA in 1876 and 1932 | 1988.

And now.

22. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1970s.

And now.

12. Long Beach, USA in 1953.

And 2009.

13. Venice, Italy in 1970.

And now.

14. Warsaw in 1945.

And now.

15. Chicago, Illinois in 1909.

And now.

16. Hong Kong in 1920.

And in 2000.

17. Athens, Greece in 1860.

And now.

18. Shenzen, China in 1980.

And now.

19. Panama City, Republic of Panama in 1930s.

And now.

20. Seoul, South Korea in 1961.

And now.

21. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in 1975.

And now.

22. Fortaleza, Brazil in 1970.

And now.

23. Los Angeles, California in 1878.

And now.

24. Jakarta, Indonesia in 1960.

And now.

25. Tel Aviv in 1909.

And now.