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By on January 15, 2007, with 41 Comments

Frans-Jan Wind sends beautiful, yet scary illusion of a city. Wait for the image to load (or open it full size), and you will feel like flying through a city! Just like Christopher Walken did in his very own optical illusion. Be sure to check Scary Spider as well, but I warn you, those of you that suffer from arachnophobia or are submissive to seizures, shouldn’t watch these animations for too long :) Here’s Wind’s explanation: “I found this illusion on a very nice acid house and minimal techno site. (Don’t know about copyrights…) What I saw at first was not what was happening. For a moment I thought I went through the city instead of watching a loop…” For similar check: Stereo Dino, 3D Fireplace, Stereo Forrest, Tube Of Illusion

  • Anonymous

    wow

    • Matt

      THat might give someone a seizure……cool effect though.

  • Anonymous

    WoW Acid!!

    • Anonplz

      SO TRUE.

  • Carola Clavo

    Great effect!! Thanks :)

  • Anonymous

    This is so cool! It’s kind of easy to see how it’s made but It’s an awesome find! I love the widget for the site!

  • Megzz

    First???

    Ah that is so cool! I love those loop things:)

  • Anonymous

    Wow i am first.

  • Anonymous

    Nice picture!
    1st post!

  • Anonymous

    interesting

  • Anonymous

    Nauseating

  • skyhigh

    nah i dont see the flying throuhg the city, but it is pretty cool to think youre moving a little,.

  • Anonymous

    This is cool but it hurts your eyes after a while…

  • Michael

    Odd, You really get that feeling… But this is one illusion that hurts my eyes!

  • Anonymous

    these r probably my favorite kinds of illusions. 1st post!(maybe)

  • Kristina

    This picture actually does move.

  • alien803

    cool is not as good as the spider 1 tho

  • Anonymous

    First to post !! ><
    very interesting effects…
    wanderig creature

  • Anonymous

    First! Yay yay!!!!
    It’s cool, you think you’re getting closer to the building but your acctually not.

  • elisabetta

    It’s great, but after a while, my head aches :D

  • Ashton

    Very awesome. It is good that there are some moving Illusions on this website, and in the Widget. This one makes you want to move your head closer and closer, and sort of draws you in. Hurts your eyes after a while of staring :P

    -Ashton

  • Anonymous

    WOW, aside from the fact i feel like im going to have a building thrown at me… it also makes me feel like im ganna have a seizure

  • klee19572000@yahoo.com

    Anyone notice that this looks like the skyline of Houston? I think I recognize the Wells Fargo Bank building.

  • Anonymous

    Awesome!Did you notice the tall building to the right has a sort of “face” towards the bottom?

    • http://www.moillusions.com ClassicalMusicDjGD

      omg! yes! like when you stare at the top most part of the building, “face” appears in your peripheral vision ^^ ahahaha, and I thought I was the only one who can see….xD ahaha

  • Jeff

    Yeah, that is definitely Houston, TX.

  • Neat-Nit

    Awsome! I love it!

  • Anonymous

    Why does everyone think they’re the first post? Cool illusion though.

  • Anonymous

    Thats rubbish. It’s only flashing and moving closer to a building.
    DUUUH

  • Simple but true

    Its ok…. A bit obvious though lol

  • dvjghv

    heh i was so fooled by this that the buildings actually look bigger to me now than when i started looking at them. that is, they dont seem to shrink subconsciously backwards every now and then like most of these things do.

    … Er, I hope you understood that… I’m not sure I did…

  • mike

    All it is is black makes it go down and white goes up…. thats why its ‘moving’

  • Anonymous

    A few frames inverted, zoomed and slightly rotated. Very coarse and unconvincing

  • Anonymous

    nice one……… but i figured it out

    it’s not zooming in
    IT’S A NICE ONE

  • duh!!

    arachnaphobia is a fear of spiders, genius.

  • Anonymous

    i just realized the 2 different colors
    the white and black on is in one spot
    the black and white is like 1/2 an inch away so it looks like its moving…
    the spider one was much better..i didnt realize it on any of these kid of illusion until i saw this one
    p.s white and black means more white
    black and white means more black

  • Anonymous

    sweet afect!!!
    how did you get it to do that?!?!?!

  • melanny

    whoa.
    i like.

  • Matt

    the above date is wrong. I am writing this at 5:51 pm

  • daniel

    this is fake test yourself close your eyes and you will see that it blinks still when u close ur eyes

  • Anonymous

    dude that’s f**king hypnotizing

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