Lahore is the historic cultural center of Pakistan. The old historic buildings, the Mughal architectural masterpieces, the sacred mosques, the bustling bazaars, the energy of the city is felt in every nook and cranny of the city. The city boasts the most spectacular architectural marvels of the Mughal era and their grandeur. Lahore City has a rich history which has seen a lot of emperors and rulers in different centuries, but the city always emerged unscathed, portraying the spirit of the Zinda Dilaan e Lahore. The Mughal and Sikh legacy survives in the Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque and Gurdwara, the Mall is lined with colonial-Gothic buildings from the British Raj, and the suburbs of Gulberg and Defence feature palatial mansions and trendy shopping districts.