23 Chilling Images Of What Our Planet Would Look Like After An Apocalypse

What would the world’s most famous landmarks look like 20 years after the fall of mankind? Visual effects artists John Walters (who has worked on Spartacus) and Peter Baustaedter (whose credits include King Kong and Spartacus), created a chilling series of digital paintings to showcase the post-apocalyptic world.

Inspired by the award-winning PlayStation 4 game, The Last of Us, these post-pandemic works feature the decay of iconic buildings like London’s Buckingham Palace and Australia’s Sydney Opera House. Swipe across the images to compare the before and afters.

1. Eiffel Tower, France

Eiffel Tower, FrancePost-Apocalyptic Eiffel Tower, France

2. Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom

Buckingham Palace, London, United KingdomPost-Apocalyptic Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom