Sunday, 27 May 2018

Little-known facts about Singapore’s roads

12 Origin Stories of Famous Roads In Singapore Your Textbook Won't Teach You

Yishun. Lavender. Mountbatten. These are some roads Singaporeans have seen as they navigate Google Maps finding a route for their journey. But look into these innocuous names and you’ll discover they’re a map leading to different points in Singapore’s history. We’ve sussed out the origins of 12 roads and places that’ll serve as a history lesson for all you young’uns.


Sembawang Road

Yishun Avenue

Mandai Road

Chong Pang City

Admiralty Road West

Ann Siang Hill

Dhoby Ghaut

Lavender Street

Mountbatten Road

Boon Keng Road

Clementi Road
Holland Avenue & Holland Village

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