Oldest Living Iranian


Jul 24, 2008
Antalok – Persian Journal



On the Silk Road from Yazd to Shiraz, in the desert city of Abarkuh, stands the oldest living being in Iran (perhaps in the whole world). It is at least five thousand years old, and some say eight thousand. Ancient and mysterious even to botanists (who cannot decide on its true age), the Cypress Tree of Abarkuh is surrounded by legends and revered by countless visitors ……Click to continue reading….


Courtesy : K.F.Keravala

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