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Night shot of Pudong / Source: flickr.com/josephine_lim

What Happened To Shanghai In 26 Years Is Unreal

In 1987, a shot was taken of the financial district of Shanghai, it showed low-lying land, a rarity now in urban China. 26 years later Carlos Barria, a photographer for Reuters, took a photo in the exact same spot and the difference is remarkable.

Pudong, the area that you can see in the GIF below, reached for the skies with the Shanghai Tower, the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Center and other man-made beasts.

Source: theatlantic.com

Source: theatlantic.com

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