Some of the world’s most famous tourist attractions have been around for hundreds, even thousands, of years. As time passes, our world goes through many technological advancements and physical changes. This is directly reflected in what our cities end up looking like. Have you ever wondered what some of the world’s famous places looked like a hundred years ago? Read on to have a look at some of the most well-known locations and just how much they have changed throughout the years.
As one of the fastest growing cities in China and the world, Shanghai certainly has changed significantly. It now boasts an impressive skyline, including the Shanghai Tower, which is China’s tallest building and also the second tallest skyscraper in the world. Pudong is the district that is home to the famous Luijazui skyline, located on a peninsula that is located in the bend of the Huangpu River. It sits directly across from the old business and financial districts of the Bund, a central waterfront area of Shanghai.