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Katok monastery is located in Derge, Kham province of Tibet in Sichuan. This monastery is one of the prominent monastery and was erected in 1159 by Katok Dampa Deshek and the Gompa was rebuilt in 1656. The Katok monastery is one of the most essential institution of Nyingmapa sect in Tibetan Buddhism and housed around 800-900 monks. When you traveling in Kham region of Tibet. Don’t miss to pay a visit to this historical site.