Shiba, Minato, Tokyo


Shiba (芝) is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located near Hamamatsucho and Tamachi Stations on the Yamanote Line and Mita Station on the Toei Mita Line.

Shiba was a ward of Tokyo City from 1878 to 1947, consisting of a number of districts including Hamamatsucho, Mita, Shiba, Shinbashi, Shirokane, Takanawa and Toranomon.

Shiba is the location of Zōjō-ji temple, the Great Main Temple of the Chinzai sect of Shingon Buddhism.

Shiba is also the location of the main Minato Ward office.



Shiba's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Minato City Board of Education ( in English, in Japanese).

Shiba Commercial High School is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.


  1. Headquarters: NEC in Japan: NEC Organization Retrieved May 5, 2015
  2. "Company Info / Contact Info." Korean Air. Retrieved on August 30, 2011. "Japan Headquarters Tokyo Korean Air Building, 3-4-15, Shiba Minato-ku Tokyo 105-0014" Address in Japanese: "日本地域本部 〒105-0014 東京都港区芝3-4-15 東京KALビル"

Coordinates: 35°38′55″N 139°44′49″E / 35.6486°N 139.7470°E / 35.6486; 139.7470

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