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News ID: 15689
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 9:27 - 13 November 2017
TEHRAN, November 13 - It lives in Abarkuh Province in Yazd as its greatest Tourist magnet.

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TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The Cypress of Abarkuh (Persian: سرو ابرکوه‎‎ Sarv-e Abarkuh), also called the Zoroastrian Sarv, is a Cupressus sempervirens tree in Abarkuh in Yazd Province of Iran. It has been protected by the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran since 2003 as a national natural monument and is indeed a major tourist attraction with a height of 25 metres and circumference of 18 metres. It is estimated to be over four millennia old and is likely the second-oldest living thing in Asia.

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