Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Our world is changing rapidly, and some photos from the past in comparison with the present tell whole stories of decades in length. These pictures from around the world in the style of "then and now— are an illustration of the inexorability of the passage of time. Let's plunge into a small but exciting journey through the years.

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Chichen Itza, the political and cultural center of the Maya in the north of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, in 1892 and now

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Kabul, Afghanistan, 1967 and 2007. The first photo shows what life was like before the Taliban seized power

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

The Berlin Wall

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Native Americans cross the Utah Trail in the Garden of the Gods, USA

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Lincoln Memorial, 1922 and 2016

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Oxford, UK, 1810 and 2015

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Big Oak in Thomasville, Georgia, 1895 and 2020

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Flatiron Building, New York, 1917 and 2012

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Los Angeles, then and now

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Shambles is a medieval street in York, UK, in the 1800s and now. The appearance of Shambles is inspired by the views of Diagon Alley in "Harry Potter"

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Chernobyl, 1984 and 2011

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Royal Crescent, Bath, England, 1829 and 2020

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Singapore, 2000 and now

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

A shot from "Home Alone" in modern times

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Kowloon Island in Hong Kong, 1964 and 2016

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Former Urk Island, Netherlands

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

The famous Hollywood sign, the 1920s and our time

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Hiroshima, 1945 and 2020

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Seljestadjuvet Road, Odda, Norway

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

A frame from "Back to the Future" in modernity

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Rio de Janeiro, 1880 and 2020

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Airship over Bayreuth, Germany

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Vilnius, 80 years ago

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Mount Rushmore, 1922 and 2018

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Dresden, Germany, during World War II and now

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Marina Ginesta, Catalan participant of the Spanish Civil War, member of the international brigade. 2016 and 1936

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Bondi Beach, Australia, 1910 and 2017

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Village Hall in Romania, a photograph of the 1940s in modern times

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Dubai, UAE, 1990 and 2020

Then and now: 30 interesting photos that show the passage of time

Caen, France, 1944 and now

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