Abarqu's Cypress-Tree After 4000-Years Still Gracefully Standing
Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies / (CAIS)
28-Apr-2008 (one comment)

LONDON, (CAIS) -- A 4500-year-old cypress tree in Iran's southeastern province of Yazd is to be soon protected as one of the world's biggest living organisms. Department of Environment of Yazd Province hopes to have this colossal tree protected from being damaged or destroyed. The tree, gracefully standing in the city of Abarqu (ancient Abarkuh), located in the southwest of the Yazd Province is one of the region's seven historical and natural sites and is nominated to be added to the World Heritage list.

Jahanshah Javid

man keh baavar nemikonam

by Jahanshah Javid on

Very old, yes! But 4000-years old?! Show me proof!