Etymology of Holland Village


Holland Village also known as Holland V is a bustling commercial center in Singapore situated near the Queenstown area of Singapore. The posh enclave conveys a mesmerizing blend of old and new flavor being a favorite weekend spot to the youngsters. Dotted with coffee shops, restaurants and variety of shopping malls and complexes Holland Village is a great holiday escapade for the modern tourist. Etymology of Holland Village is interesting as well as striking.

Holland Village has derived its name from a renowned Singapore architect Hugh Holland. The famous roads Holland Close, Holland Drive and Holland Avenue are also named after him.

The bustling district of Holland Village lies along the Holland road. Holland Road running roughly east to west connecting Clementi in the west to the Botanical Gardens forms the major communication network of the city. The district of Holland Village can be reached by local transportation systems like bus or taxi. Holland road joins Napier Road and Orchard road respectively. Known as "hue hng au" in native Hokkien (Chinese) language, Holland Village means "behind the flower garden".

The flower garden may refer to the Botanic Gardens in Singapore.

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