Moshir al-Mamalek Garden Hotel is an old garden remained from the Qajar Era, which has distinguished it from other hotels; it helps the guests of the hotel to experience living in the past time of Iran. The garden, flowing creeks, rivers, and fountains of the hotel have made it an attractive place to dwell. Two African red and blue parrots and two men, one sturdy and another a short one, clad in old cloths including turban and hat, etc. are among the fixed characters of the hotel to which most guests are attracted when they enter the hotel. There is a small shop in the garden in which guests can find various sorts of Iranian handicrafts. Hotels rooms’ with the Kavir’s special architecture and style are arranged through both sides of the garden; there is a clean and tranquilizing lobby in the hotel also which all have made the hotel a good place for resting and meditation. The garden has been designed with several paths which connect the parking area into the rooms’ area and the whole area is covered with tall trees which form a tunnel of leaves when one walks beneath them. Passing the tunnel, especially in morning and evening, develops a certain sense of jubilation thanks to the sun’s radiation angle and birds song.
With 120000 km2 area, Yazd Province is located at the center of Iran. According to the latest administrative or sub-national divisions, the province includes seven counties, Abarkouh, Ardakan, Bafq, Taft, Mehriz, Meybod, and Yazd. Yazd Province had about 800000 people in 1996. Out of which 75.15% lived in the urban areas and 24.85% used to live in the rural regions. Yazd City is the most populous city and also the political-administrative center of the Yazd Province. Yazd Province is located at the territory of the Iran’s central mountain chains and has consisted of many desert valleys and mountains. There are also foot-hill mountains, plains, deserts and sand hills.
Yazd Province ecology is arid for two reasons. First, because it is located on the world’s arid belt and the second, because it is far from the high seas such as Oman Sea and Persia Gulf and internal lakes of Iran and also the marine rainy winds. The important factor of the relative moderation of the Yazd climate, which has made it viable and livable, is important heights around the province which improve the provincial climate; hence, regions with height more than 2500 m enjoy a higher moderation and relative humidity.
Yazd Area is the home of the most glorious and brilliant manifestations of the ancient cultural heritage and the ancient civilization of various eras of Iran. Yazd has a history of over 5,000 years, as it was named Land of Yazdan (God) by tribes moving from Balkh to Pars in Pishdadian era and since after it was known as the place of prayers. The most important dwelling place of the province we can point to Mehrpardin (Mehriz), Pahreh (Fahraj), Ader (Ardakan), Schawz, Ghelae Mobadan (Meybod), Taranj, Aghda and Ashkezar. As a sacred place, Yazd City was considered at the top of these villages.