Culture and Heritage
As unbelievable as it may seem, the Bhutanese have made a lifelong commitment to preserve its ancient heritage. Bhutan glorifies its own isolation and fights shy of unrestrained development and external influence. There is no country in the world the kind of tradition and culture that one can see in Bhutan. Bhutan boasts of its cultural uniqueness.
Cradled in the folds of the Himalayas, Bhutan has relied on its geographic isolation to protect itself from outside cultural influences. Bhutan is a sparsely populated country bordered by India to the South and Tibet Region of China to the North. Druk Yul, the blessed land of the Thunder Dragon, where the teachings of the enlightened Lord Buddha & Guru Rimpochhe continue to flourish.
Bhutan has maintained a policy of strict isolationism, both culturally and economically, aimed to preserve its cultural heritage and independence. Only in the last decades of the 20th century were foreigners allowed to visit the country in a limited numbers. Resultant of chinch, Bhutan has successfully preserved many aspects of its culture dating directly back to the mid-17th century.