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Photos Of Historical Landmarks From The Early Days Of Photography Vs. What They Look Like Today

Updated October 12, 2020 4.3k votes 754 voters 96.0k views17 items

List RulesVote up the photographs that give you a new perspective on history.

People of the world have always been curious about their neighboring countries, and what spectacular monuments they may see when they travel there. For that reason, as long as photography has been a thing, people have been taking snapshots of world-famous landmarks.

There's nothing quite like staring back into history to see how these landmarks have changed - or not changed at all - in the last century or so. Then and now location photos can give the viewer a real sense of time passing, and what sights we truly consider worthwhile.

Enjoy this selection of then and now pictures of history, and vote up the ones that make you marvel at the years gone by.

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