is one of the major roads in Singapore
. It connects Jalan Toa Payoh, at the junction with Serangoon Road
, Bendemeer Road
and the Pan Island Expressway
in the west, with Airport Road, at the intersection with Paya Lebar Road and Upper Paya Lebar Road, in the east.
MacPherson Road separates Toa Payoh
planning area on its north side from Geylang
planning area on the south side. The road was originally called Jalan Klapa, which was renamed after China War (1841) veteran, Lieutenant Colonel Ronald MacPherson (1817-69). Today, there is another Jalan Klapa
which refers to a minor road in Kampong Glam
Map of MacPherson Road
MacPherson Road on Google Maps Street View
1. Singapore Street Names
, by Victor R. Savage and Brenda S.A. Yeoh, page 243
Planning Areas of Singapore
"Planning Areas" are the de facto districts of Singapore. This map shows you all the planning areas of the island nation. Click on them to get to know each area.
Explore Singapore made easy with MRT
This comprehensive map of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit shows you every station in the network, so that you can easily plan your journeys and change trains accordingly. As with the bus and LRT, you are charged a fare according to the distance travelled.
Buy Your Long-Distance Bus Tickets Here!
If you are planning to travel Malaysia and Singapore by bus, you can now purchase your long-distance bus tickets directly from Bus Online Ticket
, where you get to check the schedule as well as price of tickets from various bus companies.
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