Dezak village is located 35 km south east of Shahrekord, center of Chahrmahal-o-Bakhtiari province in an altitude of 2230 meters above the sea level. Dezak is one of the oldest villages of this Iranian province and has a very pleasant weather during spring and summer but its winters are very cold. Dezak village had been home to some Iranian political and literary figures such as Mirza Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, Muhammad Mossaddegh, and the poet laureate Muhammad Taghi Bahar, during World War II.
One of spectacular landscape of Dezak village is Qal'e Dezak edifice. Impressed by the European architecture, this edifice is constructed by one of the famous Khans of the Haft Lang-e Bakhtiari with an area of 5076 square km. This edifice has been registered in the list of Iran's national monuments thanks to its significance. Qal'e Dezak edifice has witnessed several incidents throughout history, such as some events of the Mashrooteh period. Ali Akbar Dehkhoda, the well-known Iranian author, have resided in this edifice for some time and made use of the existing references in its library to lay the foundation of the famous Dehkhoda Persian dictionary.
Due to the regional weather, Qal'e Dezak edifice ...see more is built in two floors with north and south balconies. Regarding the architecture of the building, the ground floor rooms make maximum use of heat and light during winter, and the first-floor rooms enjoy a cool summer.
Qal'e Dezak has four conic pinnacles. Various decorative architectural features have been used in this edifice especially in its first floor. A blend of brick-work and varnished tiling in the building's coat of bricks has led to splendid patterns. The most eye-catching parts of this edifice are Sofre-khaneh hall and Ayene (mirror) room. The wall margins of the Sofre-khaneh hall and around the main entrances and doors are decorated with stucco and artistic paintings. Various pictures such as those of angels as symbol of purity, and of lions' head as a sign of power and valor, and some hunting sceneries are stuccoed on the margin of Sofre-khaneh hall. Its ceiling is wooden and made in a framing style and its doors and windows are decorated with silver.
Next to Sofre-khaneh is the Ayene (or mirror) room whose walls and ceiling are decorated with tiny pieces of mirror. Making use of behind- the- glass painting has added to the magnificence of this room. These paintings generally contain horse riding, castles and buildings in different models.
In the middle of the green yard of this edifice, there is a polygonal stone pool whose water stems from the springs on the heights around Dezak village. There is also an ancient bath inside Dezak village which is another one of its attractive places and dates back to Qajar period.