Lahore is the capital city of Punjab provinece. It has been a great centre of importance since the Mughal Rule as it remained the capital of great Akbar for about fourteen years and he and his successors built a lot of beautiful buildings here.
Ranjeet Singh captured the city in 1779 and became the empror of Punjab. During the British Raj, some more buildings appeared here.
Now not only it is the captial of Punjab but also a great industrial centre.