A gateway on a street in Lahore, Pakistan. The recorded history of Lahore, the second largest city-district of Pakistan, covers thousands of years. Originally the capital and largest city of the Punjab region, it has since its creation changed hands from Hindu, Buddhist, Greek, Muslim, Sikh and British rule to becoming the cultural capital and the heart of modern-day Pakistan.
Shrine of Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari, Multan, Pakistan. Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari was a Muslim Sufi missionary from Sabzawar in present-day Afghanistan. Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari arrived in Multan in early 1200 C.E. in modern Pakistan, established a dargah and preached Islam to the local population.