There are three doors of Sanchuan Hall; beside the wing doors (dragon and tiger), it is a five-door hall, which built on a seventy-centimeter-high base. Usually a base of a temple is bigger than normal houses. In front of a temple, a square base is always built, called a ‘platform’. The platform in front of Guandu Temple a pentagon one, which is an extension of the base of Sanchuan Hall.
The wall of Sanchuan Hall is decorated with stone carvings. Stone carvings are crafts made of the material of stones, dragon pillars, stone drums and stone lions, for example. The topics are rich while the techniques are diverse. Every masterpiece exquisitely presents in terms of instrumentality. Firm Stones could show the soft gestures of human beings; stone carvings of plants almost smell fresh; stone carvings of birds could even sing when you get close.
After you enter Sanchuan Hall, the incense paper reception is at the right side, near the dragon wing door; the information desk is at the left side, near the tiger wing door. ‘Duī huā’, well known as ‘clay artworks’ are decorated on the mountain wall, which is usually presented as lóng hǔ dǔ, shuǐ chē dǔ and decorated spines. Clay artworks only shows a few on part of walls, however. They are made by cement, while the crafts are still traditionally exquisite, which is very commendable. Spiral mirror caissons are decorated on the top of the middle door of Sanchuan Hall; long octangle caissons are decorated on the top of the dragon door and the tiger door, which is commonly called ‘a cobweb’, an interior structure composed of bracket systems.
When you step on the platform of Sanchuan Hall, you will see three doors: the middle door, the left dragon door and the right tiger door, which form a long dimension. The entrance of Sanchuan Hall looks like a upside down U shape; an aisle is under eaves. ‘Shou beam’ is not covered by the roof or the wall; it emerges, instead. The dragon door and the tiger door of Sanchuan Hall lead to main halls themselves: the dragon door to Guanyin Buddha Hall and the tiger door to Lord Wenchang Hall. The entrance also looks like a upside down U shape.