Fascinating Stories Behind Singapore’s Street Names

Often lauded for the exemplary urban planning, Singapore has its own way of naming streets. Streets are not just a number here, rather they tell you stories of war, invasions, immigrants who called the island home, merchants and traders etc.

Many of us forget to stop and realize that the streets we walk daily – from home to office, office to lunch spots or anywhere for that matter – have historic significance around every corner. Isn’t it chilling to visualize the land’s rich chronicles of evolution, settlement, struggle, warfare, achievements etc. unfold before you as you walk down these streets?

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