Shirokane-Takanawa Station is a subway station located in Takanawa district of Minato Ward of Tokyo. It is served by the Tokyo Metro Namboku and Toei Mita Subway Lines.


Shirokane-Takanawa is an exclusive upscale residential area of Tokyo that holds a distinctive air of its own. Some of Tokyo's finest restaurants are located in Shirokane-Takanawa.


Temple University Graduate College of Education


Situated 7 minutes from Shirokane-Takanawa Station is Temple University's Graduate College of Education. Temple University is a State of Pennsylvania (U.S.A.) public university. It is one of the largest American centers for professional education and has approximately 10,000 students enrolled in graduate or professional degree programs. Temple University opened its first center in Japan when it started its Master of Education (currently Master of Science in Education) in English Education with a concentration in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in 1982. It later added Doctor of Education degree to its courses. As the first foreign university and the largest American University in Japan, Temple University, Japan Campus, or TUJ as it is popularly known, is recognized by the Japanese Government and has over 3,000 students.


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Featured Hotels in the Shirokane-Takanawa area that we represent
Shinagawa Prince Hotel Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa    
Shinagawa Prince Hotel  (N-03, I-03)

With four buildings, each with different sized rooms and different rates, Shinagawa Prince Hotel suits every taste and pocket. Facilities include 14 restaurants; a sports center; business center; a shopping arcade; and a cinema complex. Shinagawa Prince Hotel is 3 minutes walk from Shirokane-Takanawa Station.

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa  (N-03, I-03)

Set in spacious scenic Japanese gardens, the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa is a deluxe hotel situated 5 minutes from Shirokane-Takanawa Station. It offers 1,000 guest rooms, restaurants and bars, shopping boutiques, 11 banquet halls, a rooftop swimming pool, a garden, and an executive floor.

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