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Mehriz City

Mehriz - Yazd Province
The city of Mehriz (Mehreez) is located 35 km. to the south of Yazd city.It is surrounded by Bafq in east, by Yazd in north, by Taft in west and by the province of Fars in southeast and the province of Kerman in the south west. Mehreez is the place where previously there used to be a group of villages, known as Mehrijerd. This name was attributed to Mehr Negar the daughter of Anushirvan.

About 16 centuries ago, during the end of Sassanide era, Mehreez was under interest due to pleasent natural environment and climate. At that time Mehr Negar the daughter of Anushirvan ordered for the construction of some subterranean wells (qanats) and after flourishing it was reputedly known as Mehrgard. As the time passed the name of Mehrgard was changed to Mehrijerd and now it is called Mehreez.
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Mehriz - Yazd Province
Kosar Park - Mehriz - Yazd Province
Pahlavanpur Garden - Mehriz
Pahlavanpur Garden - Mehriz
Pahlavanpur Garden - Mehriz
Pahlavanpur Garden - Mehriz
Pahlavanpur Garden - Mehriz
Pahlavanpur Garden - Mehriz
Zein-o-din Caravanserai - Mehriz
Zein-o-din Caravanserai - Mehriz
Zein-o-din Caravanserai - Mehriz
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Category: Mausoleums, Shrines
This resting-place is located next to the Jame' Mosque in Mehreez of Yazd province. According to some narrations during Mongol invasion to Iran a group who took refuge in ... MORE
Category: Villages
It has been reported that the historical background of Mehr Padin is closely linked with that of Mehreez. Most probably it was the original place of the city. The historical ... MORE
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