Shinbashi, Minato, Tokyo

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Shinbashi Station
Yakitori place under Shimbashi railway

Shinbashi (新橋 lit. "New Bridge"?, sometimes transliterated Shimbashi) is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located south of Ginza, west of Tsukiji, east of Toranomon and north of Hamamatsucho.

History[edit]

Shinbashi was the Tokyo terminus of the first railway in Japan in 1872. It remains a major railway hub and has since developed into a commercial center, most recently with the construction of the Shiodome "Shiosite" high-rise office complex.

Places in Shinbashi[edit]

Economy[edit]

The Shiodome City Center building in Shiodome includes the corporate headquarters and public and investor relations offices of Fujitsu,[1] the headquarters of All Nippon Airways,[2][3] and the headquarters of ANA subsidiaries Air Nippon and ANA & JP Express.[4][5] In addition ANA subsidiary Air Japan has some offices in Shiodome City Center.[6] In the late 1960s All Nippon Airways had its headquarters in the Hikokan Building in Shinbashi.[7]

Other companies in Shinbashi include:[citation needed]

In May 1967 the headquarters of Asatsu moved to Shinbashi. The headquarters moved to Ginza, Chuo in July 1995.[8] In the late 1960s All Nippon Airways had its headquarters in the Hikokan Building in Shinbashi.[7]

Train stations[edit]

References[edit]

Shinbashi in 1908
  1. ^ "Fujitsu's Corporate Headquarters." Fujitsu. Retrieved on February 4, 2009.
  2. ^ "Principal Offices." All Nippon Airways. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  3. ^ "ANA City Offices/Ticketing Offices Japan." All Nippon Airways. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  4. ^ "Company Profile." ANA & JP Express. Retrieved on February 11, 2009.
  5. ^ "会社概要." Air Nippon. Retrieved on May 19, 2009.
  6. ^ "Company Guide." Air Japan. Retrieved on May 19, 2009.
  7. ^ a b "World Airline Survey." Flight Global. April 10, 1969. 559.
  8. ^ "Corporate Overview." Asatsu-DK. Retrieved on November 9, 2009.

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35°39′57″N 139°45′41″E / 35.665954°N 139.761476°E / 35.665954; 139.761476Coordinates: 35°39′57″N 139°45′41″E / 35.665954°N 139.761476°E / 35.665954; 139.761476 Shinbashi Station in Meiji era was here.