Thian Hock Keng Temple of Heavenly Happiness is one of the most seasoned and most essential Hokkien sanctuary in Singapore, situated in Chinatown. The development of Thian Hock Keng was finished in 1842, over 100 years prior, when it was a beachfront sanctuary. The nearby was the principal stop for thankful Chinese migrants who have survived the troublesome voyage from Southern China. At the passage to the Temple is a low rock divider or boundary worked to keep the seawater entering the Temple amid high tide.
The sanctuary was worked in conventional southern Chinese engineering style. The whole structure was gathered without nails. It is an engineering gem of stone, tiles and wood, mythical serpents and phoenixes, astonishing carvings, many-sided molds and forcing segments.
Guarding the entryways are tigers, lions and Door Gods, customary sentinels of any Taoist sanctuary. Past this intricate passageway are two yards that prompt the sanctuary appropriate, which contains the place of worship of Ma Cho Po. On either side of the sanctuary there are pagodas.