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22 of the World's Major Cities About 100 Years Ago

Edited By: Jake Ramirez
 There's no doubting the fact that the world's major cities have changed almost beyond recognition in the past century or so, and that's why it's always a nice thing to see old photos of them to remind us of how far they've come. Here's what 22 of what the world's major cities looked like roughly 100 years ago: 
 
1. Santa Monica, California — 1901
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2. Cairo, Egypt — 1910
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3. Paris, France — 1902
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4. Tokyo, Japan — 1880
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5. Berlin, Germany — circa 1910
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6. Jakarta, Indonesia — 1885
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7. Mumbai, India — circa 1890–1910
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8. Beijing, China — 1910
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9. London, England — circa 1893
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10. Baghdad, Iraq — circa 1909
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11. St. Petersburg, Russia — 1905
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12. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania — 1910
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13. New York City — circa 1900
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14. Shanghai, China — circa 1900
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15. Istanbul, Turkey — between 1890 and 1900
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16. Saigon, Vietnam — 1912
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17. Tokyo, Japan — circa 1880
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18. Karachi, Pakistan — circa 1890
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19. Mexico City, Mexico — circa 1905
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20. Johannesburg, South Africa — circa 1900
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21. Moscow, Russia — 1914
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22. Tehran, Iran — circa 1910
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