Nothing in this world is immune to the passage of time. Even the Pyramids and the Great Wall of China will succumb to the powerful force of time one day, so we might as well enjoy these famous sites while we can!
But time isn’t a force that only destroys. Time creates and improves our lives, making cities rise from an empty horizon and creating sophistication where there was once only a pile of rocks. Admire the work of the invisible hand of time in these 15 historical photo comparisons of famous places around the world.
1. Dubai, UAE
2. Mount Rushmore
3. Prague in 1910 and 2020
5. The Unfinished Manhattan Bridge in 1908 vs 2021
6. Singapore changed completely in just 20 years!
7. The progression of the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California
8. The same view at the Brandenburg Gate before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall
9. The Bronx - 1913 and 2020
11. The Church of St. Martin in Cologne, Germany - 1946 and 2021
12. "The University of Montana ~150 years apart."
14. Chichen Itza 1892 and 2020
15. The Lincoln Memorial - 1922 and 2016
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