Elaborate decorations grace Cheng Hoon Tengs interior and exterior. Golden phoenixes and dragons sculpted in Chien Nien or fine porcelain cut-and-paste shardwork - add splendour to the building. Scenes from the Three Kingdoms are depicted in traditional Chai Hui decorative wall paintings, combining Chinese ink and tempera paints. Exquisite gold gilding enriches magnificent artifacts.
Other artistic elements include carvings of mythical dragons and sages of different nationalities in a variety of attire and facial expressions.