Local people believe that Zoroaster the Iranian prophet grew a cypress in Abarkooh, since then Zoroastrians of Iran respect and honor the tree.
Sarv is a honorable tree among Zoroastrians and ancient Iranians due to the fact that it is vital in four seasons.
Dating back to over 4000 years ago. It is believed that Abarkuh ancient tree has shown to be the oldest tree in Iran and one of the oldest living trees in the world.
The main reason which can be assumed for the durability of the tree is the great climate of the area.
Sarve Abarkuh with 25 meter height and 11.5 meters width is a really beautifully queen dressed in green attracting attentions and honor. It is called with different names such as Cypress of Abarkooh, Zaoroastrian Sarv or Abarkooh ancient tree.
The tree calls you to share the sense of beauty, calmness, wisdom and longevity with you.
It shows an old entity standing for millennia being a witness to a very old history, to the events, people being born and dying.
To visit such an old and fabulous creature, you need to travel to Abarkooh a city located in Yazd province.