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The History of Holland Village

The History of Holland Village

From Plantation To Bohemian Enclave In the early years, Holland Village was occupied by plantations and nurseries on both the Jalan Merah Saga and Lorong Mambong sides. As her name suggests, it was the Dutch, who was the first community to make its presence felt in the Holland area. In fact, the district was named […]

Map of Holland Village

Map of Holland Village

Holland Village on the Singapore map Holland Village is located within the Queenstown district, which is within the Tanjong Pagar electoral boundary. It is also within district “10” and is considered a “central” district although it is sometimes classified under the “west” district. What forms the Village Holland Village consists of: 1. the village’s two […]

Getting To Holland Village

Getting To Holland Village

(If you are driving to Holland Village, you can check out the parking lots here) By Public Transport By Public Buses 10 bus stops around Holland Village The map below shows 10 bus stops around the parameter of Holland Village. All are within a 5-minute walk. The locations of all the ten bus stops are […]

Car Parks in Holland Village

Car Parks in Holland Village

Car Parks In Holland Village (For other forms of transportation including mrt and taxis, see here) The parking situation in Holland Village is not as challenging as most people made it out to be. There are more than ample parking lots if you know where the car parks are. Everyone looks for a slot in […]

Essential Services

Essential Services

Essential Services in Holland Village Go to Holland Village Business Directories If you have a question, you may post for assistance on our Forums. For special deals, please visit our Holland-Village-Singapore Facebook Page.

Local Food Ingredients

Local Food Ingredients

Those of you who suffer from food allergies know how frustrating it is to try new stuff especially when you can’t tell what’s in the food. So, this section is written for the benefit of those who are particular about food substances. (For vegetarians, see comments at the bottom of this article) However, in no […]

Security and Safety

Security and Safety

Security and safety in Holland Village Security   Holland V is one of the most “guarded” places in Singapore.  Commandos and police from the Riot Squad regularly patrol the village with their automatic rifles a few times a month. Lorong Mambong and Lorong Liput, where most of the rowdy revelling take place in the evenings, […]

Singapore Public Transport Guide

Singapore Public Transport Guide

Following topics: 1. What you need to know 2. The EZ-Link Card 3. Single Trip Ticket 4. The Singapore Tourist Pass 5. Travelling on trains 6. Travelling by buses 7. Lost & Found 8. Travelling with Taxis 1. Singapore Public Transport Guide – What you need to know In the following sections, I will highlight […]

Local Culture

Local Culture

Dressing In Holland V  Keyword here is casual, meaning, sundresses, shorts & T-shirt and flip flops or slippers. But if you, like many others, feel a bit more dressy, you might want to put on a pair of jeans and a polo shirt (many spotting a collar-up here). You might also want to grab your shades. […]

Singapore Laws

Singapore Laws

You may have heard of Singapore’s infamous littering, chewing-gum and vandalism laws – and even her jay-walking law. Apparently, there is a law in place to curb every behaviour that is out of place. Punishments can come in the forms of fines, imprisonment, caning and sometimes, even the death penalty. But do not become unduly […]

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