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Sarv-e Abarkuh

Sarv-e Abarkuh

Sarv-e Abarkuh

This famous tree ‘Sarv-e Abarkuh’ which is located in Abarkuh (Abarghou) city is one of the oldest alive creatures of the word. In ancient Iran, planting a tree had very high importance. So that, in the monuments such as, carvings of Achaemenid era in Persepolis, there are many symbols of tree.

The tree’s trunk circumference is 11.5 meters and the height of it is 28 meters. Russian scientist ‘Alexandrov’, knows the age of that, more than 4, 000 years old. Some legends, attributes the planting of this to the Zoroaster.

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