Takanawa

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Shinagawa Station Takanawa Entrance
Full Moon at Takanawa, by Hiroshige

Takanawa (高輪) is a neighborhood in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Economy[edit]

Sony operates the Takanawa Office in Takanawa.[1]

Education[edit]

The Takanawa Public Library occupies the 3rd and 4th floors on the Takanawa Branch office, Minato City.It periodically holds film shows for adult users as well as children's programs involving toddlers to elementary pupils. There are gallery walls where the local public elementary school holds art shows.[2]

Takamatsu Junior High School (高松中学校, Takamatsu Chūgakkō) is a junior high school. Takamatsunomiya contributed some of its own mansions for Minato and a junior high school was built there.[3]

Takanawa Branch, Minato City Office[edit]

The Minato City Office has a district general branch, "Takanawa Sogo shisho" (高輪総合支所) at 16-25, Takanawa 1-chome, and provides services and duties for the citizens and visitors in the area of 4 and 5-chome Mita, Takanawa, Shirokane and Shirokanedai.(三田4/5丁目, 高輪, 白金, and 白金台)

Located on the hillside, the five-stories' office building has two entrances on two different levels, on Sakurada dori or Route 1 (Kokudo ichi-go-sen), the building opens on the first level. From the Takanawa side, you enter the building to the fifth floor, the Subway Shirokane Takanawa station on the Nanboku line is located at the basement floor of the City office building with direct access to the City office from exit one.

Departments for public services and duties[edit]

Those clarical services for family and society are provided out of the offices on the first and the second floors.

  • Office hours
  • Weekdays: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
  • Evening service hour: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Wednesday[4]
  • Closed on: Saturday, Sunday, National holidays and between 29 December and 3 January.
Life support
  • Certificates, registration
  • Tax collection, social insurance, annuity
  • Garbage and waste control, recycling
  • Residents' numbering system (social security, tax payer ID number)
  • Food safety, environmental hygiene
  • Business license registry, licensing
  • Animal welfare, pets
  • Funeral documents
  • Consumer life
  • Job placement, labor issues
  • NPOs, Volunteers
  • Peace, human rights, gender equality participation
  • Citizen recreation facilities application
  • Departments and consultation for residents
Disaster prevention and countermeasures
  • East Japan great earthquake related information
  • Everyday safety
  • Civil protection
Health and medical services
  • welfare
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and rearing
  • Elderly citizens
  • People in need of life
  • People with disabilities
Children and Family
  • Youth development
  • School, kindergarten and education
  • Lifelong learning for adults
  • Sports
  • History · cultural assets
Environment
  • Housing
  • Civil Engineering
  • Traffic
  • Urban planning, zoning and town development
  • Building and architecture
  • Park, children's park
Industrial revitalization
  • SME, business Support
  • Culture and art
  • Internationalization and international exchange
  • Tourism
  • Spaces for residents' associations

Notable sites[edit]

Charity
Embassies
Facilities for fine arts and entertainment
Historical sites and monuments
Hotels
Police stations and fire stations
  • Takanawa fire station at Nihon-enoki
  • Takanawa police station
Religious institutions
Schools
  • Takamatsu Junior High School (Municipal)
  • Takanawadai Elementary School(Municipal)
  • Takanawa Junior/Senior High School[24]
  • Tokai University Takanawa campus
  • Tokai University Takanawadai Junior and Senior High School[25]
Shopping streets

Subway, train and bus services[edit]

In Takanawa area, there are three subway stations, one each by two operating companies and the JR train station, each of them are served with municipal and public bus services.

For bus services, the City of Minato operates community bus system called "Chii Bus", serving Takanawa area with Takanawa Route.[26][27]

Tokyo Metropolitan Government runs buses nicknamed Toei Bus, or To-Bus in short, and services are available in Takanawa neighborhood, too.[28]

Tokyu Bus operates lines in Takanawa area as well.[29] Takanawa has bus access from Shinagawa station east gate to Tokyo International Airport in Narita, Chiba prefecture[30] as well as from Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa to Haneda Airport.[31]

Sengakuji[edit]

Subway Toei Asakusa Line and Keikyū Main Line serve Sengakuji station.

Bus routes in Sengakuji area[edit]

  • Shina 97: Shinjuku station west gate[28]
  • Tan 96: Gotanda station - Sengakuji - Roppongi Hills[28]

Shinagawa[edit]

JR East serves Shinagawa with Tokaido Shinkansen, Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tōhoku Line, Tōkaidō Main Line and Yokosuka Line, along with Keikyū Main Line by Keikyū.

Bus routes in Shinagawa area[edit]

Shinagawa station Takanawa gate
  • Shina 93: Shinagawa - Meguro (Toei Bus)[28]
  • Shina 94: Shinagawa - Kamata station (Tokyu Bus)[32]
  • Shina 97: Shinagawa - Shinjuku station west gate (Toei Bus)[28]
  • Tan 96: Shinagawa - Gotanda - Roppongi Hills (Toei Bus)[28]
  • Shinagawa station east gate - Narita Airport[30]

Shirokane-Takanawa[edit]

Two subway systems, or Tokyo Metro Namboku Line and Toei Mita Line serve Shirokane-Takanawa Station.

Bus routes in Shirokane-Takanawa area[edit]

Routes connecting transportation hubs are:

Shirokane Takanawa station[28]
  • Ta 87: Shibuya station - Shirokane-Takanawa - Tamachi station[28]
  • Tan 94: Gotanda station via Takanawadai station[28]
Gyoranzaka-shita crossing[28]
  • Shina 97: Shinjuku station west gate[28]
  • Ta 87: Tamachi - Shirokane-Takanawa - Shibuya[28]
  • Tan 94: Akabanebashi - Shirokane-Takanawa - Gotanda via Takanawadai station[28]
  • Tan 96: Gotanda - Shirokane-Takanawa - Roppongi Hills[28]
  • Tan 97: Shinagawa station Takanawa gate - Shirokane-Takanawa[28]

Takanawadai[edit]

Subway Toei Asakusa Line serves Takanawadai Station.

Bus routes in Takanawadai area[edit]

The Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa
  • Airport Limousine (Haneda): Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa - Terminal 2, Haneda - Terminal 1, Haneda - International Terminal, Haneda[31]
  • Shina 93: Ōi Keibajō - The Grand Prince Hotel New takanawa - Meguro[28]
  • Shina 97: Shinjuku station west gate - The Grand Prince Hotel New takanawa - Shinagawa station Takanawa gate[28]
The Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa
  • Airport Limousine (Haneda): Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa - Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa - Terminal 2, Haneda - Terminal 1, Haneda - International Terminal, Haneda[33]
  • Airport Limousine (Narita): Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa - Shinagawa station east gate - Terminal 2, Narita Airport - Terminal 1, Narita Airport - Terminal 3, Narita Airport[30]
Shirokanedai 2-chome
  • Tan 94: Akabanebashi - Shirokanedai 2-chome - Gotanda[28]
Takanawadai
  • Tan 94: Akabanebashi - Takanawadai - Gotanda[28]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Access & Map." Sony. Retrieved on January 19, 2009.
  2. ^ "Community and Living - City libraries". Archived from the original on 14 May 2006. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Takamatsu Junior High School—History of Education in Minato Ward, vol.2". Dejitaru Minatoku Kyoikushi [Minato-ku Digital Archive for the Histry of Education] (in Japanese). Minato Ward Board of Education. p. 470. Retrieved 18 October 2017.  From chapter 7: the history and present status of education in Minato ward, section 3: Public kindergartens, elementary schools, and junior high schools.
  4. ^ On Wednesdays, service hour at Takanawa Branch, the Minato City Office is extended for the Citizen's Section and the Health and Welfare Section.
  5. ^ "UNICEF House". Japan Committee for UNICEF. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  6. ^ "Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund". Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  7. ^ "Ajinomoto Corporate Museum". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  8. ^ "Shoku to kurashi no chīsana hakubutsukan" (in Japanese). AJINOMOTO Co., Ltd. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  9. ^ "Epson Aqua Stadium in Shinagawa". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  10. ^ "Hatakeyama Memorial Museum". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  11. ^ "Hatakeyama Memorial Museum". Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  12. ^ "Museum of Logistics". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  13. ^ "Prinzchien Garten". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  14. ^ "Shinagawa Prince Cinema". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  15. ^ "Chinquapin at former Hosokawa residence (Metropolitan relic)". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  16. ^ Seishi Yokomizo (1978). Byōinzaka no kubikukuri no ie: Kindaichi Kōsuke saigo no jiken [The House of Hanging on Hospital Slope: the last of Kōsuke Kindaichi's case files]. Kadokawa shoten. ISBN 4041304628. OCLC 494527380. 
  17. ^ "Site of residence of Iwaya Sazanami". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  18. ^ "3. Imperial Residences". The Imperial Household Agency. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  19. ^ "Takanawa Okido". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  20. ^ "Monument to the opening of Shinagawa Station". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  21. ^ "Sengaku-ji (temple); graves of Asano Naganori and the 47 Ronin (masterless samurai)". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  22. ^ "Harakiri temple and seppuku sweets". Archived from the original on 29 December 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  23. ^ "the site of the first British legation". Minato City. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  24. ^ "Takanawa Junior/Senior High School". Retrieved 28 December 2017. 
  25. ^ "Tokai University Takanawadai Junior and Senior High School" (in Japanese). Retrieved 28 December 2017. 
  26. ^ "Chii Bus route map" (PDF). Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  27. ^ "Chii Bus timetables, Takanawa Route" (PDF). Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  28. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Toei Bus Route Map" (PDF). Bureau of Transportation, Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  29. ^ "Shina 94: Route map" (in Japanese). Tokyu Bus. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  30. ^ a b c "Airport Limousine Bus Timetable, Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa [Dep.] - Narita Airport [Arr.]". Airport Transport Service, Co., Ltd. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  31. ^ a b "Haneda Airport Routes (Shiba, Ebisu, Shinagawa to/from Haneda Airport): Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa". Airport Transport Service, Co., Ltd. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  32. ^ "Timetable,Shina 94: Shinagara Station to Kamata" (PDF) (in Japanese). Tokyu Bus. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  33. ^ "Haneda Airport Routes (Shiba, Ebisu, Shinagawa to/from Haneda Airport): Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa". Airport Transport Service, Co., Ltd. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 

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Coordinates: 35°38′28″N 139°44′03″E / 35.641137°N 139.734195°E / 35.641137; 139.734195