100 Years Old Photos You Haven't Seen Before


The old photos 100 years ago will tell you the story of what happened in this land.

1. 1895s Wurstelprater (Vienna)

The Wurstelprater is an amusement park and section of the Wiener Prater (a park) in the second district of Vienna, Leopoldstadt. The park also features various rides, bumper cars, carousels, roller coasters, shooting galleries, ghost trains, a Madame Tussauds wax works cabinet and much more. Apart from the rides, the park features various famous traditional Viennese restaurants and souvenir shops.

2. 1990 Reginald's Tower(Dublin)

Reginald's Tower is a historic tower in Waterford, Munster, Ireland.  The tower has been in usage for different purposes for many centuries and is an important landmark in Waterford and an important remnant of its medieval urban defence system. It is the oldest civic building in Ireland and it is the only urban monument in Ireland to retain a Norse or Viking name.

3. 1990s O’Connell Street(Dublin)

O'Connell Street (Irish: Sráid Uí Chonaill) is a street in the centre of Dublin, Ireland, running north from the River Liffey. It connects the O'Connell Bridge to the south with Parnell Street to the north and is roughly split into two sections bisected by Henry Street. During the 17th century, it was a narrow street known as Drogheda Street, named after Henry Moore, Earl of Drogheda. 

4. 1920s Main street in Vienna's first district(Vienna)

Vienna is the national capital, largest city, and one of nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's most populous city, with about 2 million inhabitants (2.6 million within the metropolitan area, nearly one third of the country's population), and its cultural, economic, and political centre. It is the 6th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union.

5. 1903s Hollywood Panoramic(Los Angeles)

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. Its name has come to be a shorthand reference for the U.S. film industry and the people associated with it. Hollywood was incorporated as a municipality in 1903.It was consolidated with the city of Los Angeles in 1910, and soon thereafter a prominent film industry emerged, eventually becoming the most recognizable in the world.

6. 1880s Ballarat railway station(Melbourne)

Ballarat railway station is located on the Serviceton line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the city of Ballarat opening on 11 April 1862. Construction on Ballarat West Railway Station began in 1862 with the original buildings constructed at a cost of almost 22,000 pounds with the original railway line to Melbourne going via Geelong to service the booming Ballarat goldfields.

7. 1872s Swanston Street(Melbourne)

Swanston Street is a major thoroughfare in the centre of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is one of the main streets of the Melbourne central business district and was laid out in 1837 as part of the original Hoddle Grid. The street vertically bisects Melbourne's city centre and is famous as the world's busiest tram corridor, for its heritage buildings and as a shopping strip.

8. 1890s Waterford(Irish)

Waterford is a city in Ireland. It is in County Waterford in the south-east of Ireland and is located in the province of Munster. The city is situated at the head of Waterford Harbour. It is the oldest and the fifth most populous city in the Republic of Ireland. The 18th century was a period of huge prosperity for Waterford. Most of the city's best architecture appeared during this time. 

9. 1905s Church of the Sacred Heart(Augusta)

The Sacred Heart Cultural Center, known also as Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is an events center and a former Roman Catholic Church located in Augusta, Georgia. It is one of the more notable and recognized landmarks in the city. For many years, Sacred Heart Catholic Church was one of the leading religious centers of Augusta. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

10. 1890s City Hall in Karachi(Pakistan)

Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan and the twelfth largest city in the world. It is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. Ranked as a beta-global city, the city is Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre. Though the Karachi region has been inhabited for millennia, the city was founded as the fortified village of Kolachi in 1729.

11. 1910s Cairo(Egypt)

Cairo is the capital and largest city of Egypt. The Cairo metropolitan area, with a population of 21.3 million, is the largest metropolitan area in the Arab world, the second largest in Africa, and the sixth largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta,[6][7] Cairo was founded in 969 AD during the Fatimid dynasty. Cairo is considered a World City with a "Beta +" classification according.

12. 1982s Graben Vienna(Austria)

The Graben is one of the most famous streets in Vienna's first district, the city center. It begins at Stock-im-Eisen-Platz next to the Palais Equitable, and ends at the junction of Kohlmarkt and Tuchlauben. Another street in the first district is called Tiefer Graben (deep ditch). It is crossed by Wipplinger Straße by means of the Hohe Brücke, a bridge about 10 meters above street level.

13. 1990s Erskine Street (Sydney)

Sydney, city, capital of the state of New South Wales, Australia. During the early 20th century, Sydney was humming with promise. The city was home to more than a million people and its streets were abuzz with commuters, horse-drawn wagons and trams. The inner-city was a bustling trade hub that spilled into an expanding network of suburbs linked by a series of tramways, railways and ferry routes.

14. 1914s Panama Canal (Panama)

The Panama Canal  is an artificial 82 km (51 mi) waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a conduit for maritime trade. One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken, the Panama Canal shortcut greatly reduces the time for ships to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

15. 1906s Avenida Central(Rio de Janeiro)

Rio de Janeiro or simply Rio, is the second-most populous city in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.

16. 1990s Brandenburger Tor(Germany)

The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the temporary restoration of order during the Batavian Revolution. One of the best-known landmarks of Germany, which used to be capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg.

17. 1990s La place Saint Augustin(Paris)

La place Saint Augustin se trouve dans le 8ème arrondissement. Elle trouve ses racines dans le grand chambardement initié par le préfet Haussmann pour réaliser un Paris plus propre. La première pierre de l’église est posée en 1860, ses plans ayant été imaginés par Victor Baltard, le concepteur des Halles de Paris. Elle ne sera achevée que 11 ans plus tard.

18. 1890s Moulin Rouge(Paris)

Moulin Rouge is a cabaret in Paris, France. is best known as the birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance. Originally introduced as a seductive dance by the courtesans who operated from the site, the can-can dance revue evolved into a form of entertainment of its own and led to the introduction of cabarets across Europe. Today, the Moulin Rouge is a tourist attraction, offering musical dance entertainment for visitors from around the world. 

19. 1940s Calcutta Street Scene(India)

No other Metropolitan city in India conjures up past urban memories quite like Calcutta does, its squalour and decay notwithstanding. Which makes for eminently fascinating walks through its distinctly dissonant neighbourhoods. Here are some (more!) evocative street scenes from the ‘City of Joy’ that was once upon a time, a ‘City of Palaces’!

20. 1890s Unter den Linden(Germany)

Unter den Linden is a boulevard in the central Mitte district of Berlin, the capital of Germany. Running from the City Palace to Brandenburg Gate, it is named after the linden (lime) trees that line the grassed pedestrian mall on the median and the two broad carriageways. The avenue links numerous Berlin sights, landmarks and rivers for sightseeing.

21. Pasig River(Manila)

The Pasig River is a river in the Philippines that connects Laguna de Bay to Manila Bay. Stretching for 25.2 kilometers, it bisects the Philippine capital of Manila and its surrounding urban area into northern and southern halves. Its major tributaries are the Marikina River and San Juan River. The total drainage basin of Pasig River, including the basin of Laguna de Bay, covers 4,678 square kilometers.

22. 1900s Pasig River scene(Manila)

The Pasig River served as an important means of transport; it was Manila's lifeline and center of economic activity. Some of the most prominent kingdoms in early Philippine history, including the kingdoms of Namayan, Maynila, and Tondo grew up along the banks of the river, drawing their life and source of wealth from it. 

23. 1904 View from the City Wall, Seoul Korea(KOREA)

Seoul lit. 'Capital'), officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Seoul has a population of 9.7 million people, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area with the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. Considered to be a global city, Seoul was the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy in 2014 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles.[9] In 2017, the cost of living in Seoul was ranked the 6th highest globally.

24. 1890s yramid of Cestius(Rome)

The Pyramid of Cestius is an ancient pyramid in Rome, Italy, near the Porta San Paolo and the Protestant Cemetery. It was built as a tomb for Gaius Cestius, a member of the Epulones religious corporation. It stands at a fork between two ancient roads, the Via Ostiensis and another road that ran west to the Tiber along the approximate line of the modern Via Marmorata. Due to its incorporation into the city's fortifications, it is today one of the best-preserved ancient buildings in Rome.

25. 1890s Oude Gracht Bakkerbrug,Utrecht(Netherlands)

Utrecht is the fourth-largest city and a municipality of the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht. It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation, in the very centre of mainland Netherlands.

26. 1890s The Knights’ Hall in the Hague(Netherlands)

The Ridderzaal is the main building of the 13th-century inner square of the former castle of the counts of Holland called Binnenhof at the address Binnenhof 11 in The Hague, Netherlands. It is used for the annual state opening of Parliament on Prinsjesdag, when the Dutch monarch drives to Parliament in the Golden Coach and delivers the speech from the throne. It is also used for official royal receptions, and inter-parliamentary conferences.

27. 1890s Dam Square(Amsterdam)

Dam Square or Dam is a town square in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the most well-known and important locations in the city and the country. Dam Square lies in the historical center of Amsterdam, approximately 750 metres south of the main transportation hub, Centraal Station, at the original location of the dam in the river Amstel.

28. 1890s Coolvest, Rotterdam(Rotterdam)

Coolsingel is one of the best known streets in central Rotterdam. It is located in the Cool district. The street leads from the Hofplein to the Churchillplein.  The canal which ran down the street was entirely filled in between 1913 and 1922.

29. 1890s The great market, Nijmegen(Nijmegen)

Nijmegen is a city in the Netherlands' province of Gelderland, on the Waal river close to the German border. Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, the second to be recognized as such in Roman times, and in 2005 celebrated 2,000 years of existence. 

30. 1939s Thousand Islands Bridge(Canada)

The Thousand Islands International Bridge is an American-maintained international bridge system over the Saint Lawrence River connecting northern New York in the United States with southeastern Ontario in Canada. Constructed in 1937, with additions in 1959, the bridges span the Canada–US border in the middle of the Thousand Islands region. 

31. 1939s St. Lawrence Market(Canada)

The St. Lawrence Market South building is a major public market building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southwest corner of Front and Lower Jarvis Streets. Along with the St. Lawrence Market North and St. Lawrence Hall, it comprises the St. Lawrence Market complex. 

32. 1900s Belmore Markets(Sydney)

Old Belmore Markets at Hay,Pitt,Campbell and Castlereagh Streets,Haymarket in Sydney in 1909.Men and horses and carts outside the Old Belmore (Paddy's) Markets. Opened in 1869 and named the Belmore Markets after the then Governor of the colony.Chinese gardeners brought cartloads of vegetables to this market daily. The buildings were demolished in 1910.

33. 1937s Central Market(Phnom Penh)

The Central Market is an Art Deco landmark of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The bright yellow building completed in 1937 has a 26m high central dome, with four tall arch-roofed arms branching out diagonally across the block, creating vast hallways housing countless stalls and a variety of goods.  When it first opened in 1937, it was said to be the biggest market in Asia; today it still operates as a market.

34. 1904s Luang Prabang Palace(Laos)

The Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, Laos, was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family. After the death of King Sisavang Vong, the Crown Prince Savang Vatthana and his family were the last to occupy the grounds. The palace was then converted into a national museum.

35. 1923s Ginling College(China)

Ginling College,also known by its pinyin romanization as Jinling College or Jinling Women's College, is a women's college of Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China. It offers both bachelor's and master's degrees. It offers six undergraduate majors: applied English, accounting, financial management, labor and social welfare, food science and engineering, and food quality and safety.

36. 1890s Piazza di Spagna(Rome)

Piazza di Spagna, at the bottom of the Spanish Steps, is one of the most famous squares in Rome (Italy). It owes its name to the Palazzo di Spagna, seat of the Embassy of Spain to the Holy See. There is also the famed Column of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

37. 1900s Galata Bridge(Turkey)

The Galata Bridge is a bridge that spans the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. From the end of the 19th century in particular, the bridge has featured in Turkish literature, theater, poetry and novels. The term "Galata Bridge" is actually a collective reference to a successive series of bridges linking Eminönü and Beyoğlu since the early 19th century. 

38. 1900s Johannesburg(South Africa)

Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa, classified as a megacity,[11] and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.The city was established in 1886 following the discovery of gold on what had been a farm. Due to the extremely large gold deposit found along the Witwatersrand, within ten years, the population had grown to 100,000 inhabitants.

39. 1910s Tehran(Iran)

Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.7 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East (after Cairo).

40. 1909s Baghdad(Iraq)

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and is, after Cairo, the second largest city of the Arab world and fourth largest in the Middle East with a city population of 6.7 million. Located along the Tigris, near the ruins of the ancient Akkadian city of Babylon and the ancient Sassanid capital of Ctesiphon, Baghdad was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate. 

41. 1920s Ortaköy Mosque(Turkey)

Ortaköy Mosque officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii in Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey, is situated at the waterside of the Ortaköy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus. This structure is symbolic of the district of Ortaköy as it has a distinctive view of the Bosphorus Strait of Istanbul and the Bosphorus Bridge. 

42. 1890s Piazza del Popolo(Rome)

Piazza del Popolo is a large urban square in Rome. The name in modern Italian literally means "People's Square", but historically it derives from the poplars (populus in Latin, pioppo in Italian) after which the church of Santa Maria del Popolo, in the northeast corner of the piazza, takes its name. The piazza lies inside the northern gate in the Aurelian Walls, once the Porta Flaminia of ancient Rome, and now called the Porta del Popolo. 

43. 1890s Moscow(Russia)

Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia. Moscow is among the world's largest cities, being the largest city entirely in Europe, the largest urban area in Europe,[13] the largest metropolitan area in Europe,[14] and the largest city by land area on the European continent.

44. 1906s Amsterdam(Netherlands)

Amsterdam is the capital and most populous city. Found within the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is colloquially referred to as the "Venice of the North", attributed by the large number of canals which form a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

45. 1905s Macy's(United States)

Macy's (originally R. H. Macy & Co.) is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy. In 1902, the flagship store moved uptown to Herald Square at 34th Street and Broadway, so far north of the other main dry goods emporia that it had to offer a steam wagonette to transport customers from 14th Street to 34th Street.

46. 1893s Tower Bridge(United Kingdom)

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, built between 1886 and 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become a world-famous symbol of London. As a result, it is sometimes confused with London Bridge, about 0.5 miles (0.80 km) upstream. Tower Bridge is one of five London bridges owned and maintained by the Bridge House Estates.

47. 1890s Karlsplatz & Justizpalast(Germany)

The Justizpalast Munich (Palace of Justice) are two courthouses and administrative buildings in Munich. The palatial (old) Palace of Justice was constructed in 1890–97 by the architect Friedrich von Thiersch in neo-baroque style at the west side of the Karlsplatz (Stachus). 

48. 1915s Broadway (Manhattan)

Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York. Broadway in Manhattan is known widely as the heart of the American commercial theatrical industry, and is used as a metonym for it, as well as in the names of alternative theatrical ventures such as Off-Broadway and Off-off-Broadway.

49. 1988s Eiffel Tower(Paris)

Almost a decade later, construction on the Eiffel Tower began. When Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel's construction company won the commission to build the iconic tower in 1867, he had no idea that it would become one of the most recognizable structures in the world.

50. 1990s München(Germany)

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria. Munich is the second-largest city in the Bavarian dialect area, after the Austrian capital of Vienna.

51. 1890s streets of mumbai(India)

Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The oldest known names for the city are Kakamuchee and Galajunkja; these are sometimes still used.

52. 1890s Bombay University Garden(India)

The University of Bombay, now known as (Mumbai University), is one of the earliest state universities in India and the oldest in Maharashtra. In accordance with "Wood's despatch", drafted by Sir Charles Wood in 1854, The University of Bombay was established in 1857 after presentation of a petition from the Bombay Association to the British colonial government in India. 

53. 1900s Ruins of Saint Paul's(Macau)

The Ruins of Saint Paul's are the ruins of a 17th-century Catholic religious complex in Santo António, Macau, China. They include what was originally St. Paul's College and the Church of St. Paul (Igreja de São Paulo) also known as "Mater Dei", a 17th-century Portuguese church dedicated to Saint Paul the Apostle. In 2005, they were officially listed as part of the Historic Centre of Macau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

54. 1885s A-Ma Temple(Macau)

The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço, Macau, China. Built in 1488, the temple is one of the oldest in Macau and thought to be the settlement's namesake.

55. 1880s Guia Fortress(Macau)

The Guia Fortress is a 17th-century colonial military fort, chapel, and lighthouse complex in São Lázaro, Macau, China. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Centre of Macau.

56. 1910s Old Colombo Lighthouse(Sri Lanka)

Old Colombo Lighthouse or Colombo Fort Clock Tower is a clock tower and was a lighthouse in Colombo. The lighthouse is no longer operational, but the tower remains and functions as a clock tower. It is located at the junction of Chatham Street and Janadhipathi Mawatha (formerly Queens Road) in Colombo fort.

57. Jungfernstieg(Germany)

The Jungfernstieg is an urban promenade in Hamburg, Germany. It is the city's foremost boulevard. Jungfernstieg mostly lies within the quarter of Neustadt; however at its easternmost it stretches as far as Hamburg-Altstadt. 

58. 1905s Philadelphia(United States)

Philadelphia, colloquially Philly, is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. It is also the second-most populous city in the Northeastern United States, behind New York City. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural center of the greater Delaware Valley along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill rivers within the Northeast megalopolis. 

59. 1888s Port Said(Egypt)

Port Said is a city that lies in north east Egypt extending about 30 kilometres (19 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Suez Canal. 

60. 1905s Mexico City(Mexico)

Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.[13][14] Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world. It is located in the Valley of Mexico (Valle de México), a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). 

61. 1955s Madrid street(Spain)

Madrid is the capital and most-populous city of Spain. The city has almost 3.4 million[8] inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.7 million. It is the second-largest city in the European Union (EU), surpassed only by Berlin in its administrative limits, and its monocentric metropolitan area is the second-largest in the EU, surpassed only by Paris.

62. 1990s Milan(Italy)

Milan is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome. Milan served as the capital of the Western Roman Empire, the Duchy of Milan and the Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia. 

63. 1917s Kiyomizu-dera(Kyoto)

Kiyomizu-dera, formally Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera , is a Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) UNESCO World Heritage site. The place is not to be confused with Kiyomizu-dera in Yasugi, Shimane, which is part of the 33-temple route of the Chūgoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage through western Japan, or the Kiyomizu-dera temple associated with the Buddhist priest Nichiren.

64. 1990s Kazan(Russia)

Kazan is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia. The city lies at the confluence of the Volga and the Kazanka rivers, covering an area of 425.3 square kilometres (164.2 square miles). Kazan is the fifth-largest city in Russia, and the most populous city on the Volga, as well as the Volga Federal District.

65. 1925s The Bund(Shanghai)

The Bund or Waitan is a waterfront area and a protected historical district in central Shanghai. which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River in the eastern part of Huangpu District. The area along the river faces the modern skyscrapers of Lujiazui in the Pudong District. From the 1860s to the 1930s, it was the rich and powerful center of the foreign establishment in Shanghai, operating as a legally protected treaty port.