Lahore lies in the upper Indus plain. The city is very important to Pakistan strategically as it is the biggest city of Pakistan on the Pakistan India border. The city is a mosaic of age old civilizations and the smells and sounds of a modern metropolis. It is a highly populated city and offers you all the facilities of the modern life just like any other metropolitan. Although there are many things in common with other metropolitans, Lahore has a uniqueness which no other city can boast. It is a city that gives you a warm welcome.
Lahore is accessible by road, railway track and by air. It is a well connected city not only with the surrounding cites but internationally also. Allama Iqbal International Airport has been rebuilt few years back. Being a city located very close to the border, it is linked with India through road network as well as railways. Lahore Delhi bus service started few years back which connects India and Pakistan very effectively.
Lahore is famous for its variety of food. People in Lahore enjoy a variety of food and as a result the most common outlets you will observe in this city will be of diners. You can find extremely fine dining places in Lahore, but the people here may prefer eating form road side stalls.
Lahore is unique in its richness as a city which is preserving history. This city has acted as the capital for many rules in history. When the Moguls were ruling this area, Lahore was the capital. When the Sikhs took over the subcontinent, Lahore was important to them so you can find some buildings constructed in that time as well. When the British came to the subcontinent even they could not ignore Lahore. A variety of buildings belonging to different era of history can be visited in Lahore. Lahore fort, Shalimar gardens, Lahore Museum, Jehangirís tomb, Badshahi Mosque, Lawrence garden and BRB canal and Ravi siphon are some of the places you should visit while in Lahore. I will suggest that you should come to Lahore by air if you are coming form some other country. Visit Lahore in winters because it is really hot in summers over there. Do have some bar-b-q; the Lahorites are specialist in doing chicken.