The district of Mehriz is located south of the city of Yazd and known as Baghdadabad (Baghdad may mean 'gift, or given, by God' cf. bagha-dad). The name Mehriz is thought to be derived from Mehrnegar, daughter of Sassanid king Anooshirvan, and who reputedly was responsible for beautification projects around Mehriz that included the construction of kareez / qanat canals to bring in water.
In comparison to other cities of this province, mehriz has a mild climate with more moderate weather that because of this attracts many travelers every year.
In addition to the biggest pomegranate garden of world; Gharbal Biz & Doon gahoon spring, Manshad river , Adrooshk valley, Kooh rig and the old cypress of mehriz that has 1000 years old are of the natural attractions of this city.
There are some historical attractions in this town, too. For example Pahlavan poor garden and the longest badger of the world with 55.5 meters ,mehr Padin complex in 30 km of mehriz,