This castle is one of the ancient and important historical castles of Khoram Abad. This castle has been built on the peak of Dez to the west of the village of Gerdab and is related to the second half of the 5th century AH. The castle with an area of approximately 2000 sq. m. has 12 chambers, each having an area of 5.50x4.50 sq. m. In the eastern side, are four water reservoirs covered with mortar. The said castle held great importance till the year 795 AH. (or till the time of the attack of Amir Teimoor to Lurestan). As till then it dominated from the military point of view. At present only the ramparts and the ruined ceilings of the castle have been remained.
Khorramabad lies in the mountainous area of Zagross, and this region experiences a temperate climate, where as in the south alongside the plains of Khuzestan it is warm. Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) is situated 494 km. from Tehran.
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