Midland Square

Midland SquareMidland Square , officially called Toyota-Mainichi Building , is a skyscraper located in the Meieki district of Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan.

It opened in early 2007. It is the fifth tallest building in Japan behind Yokohama Landmark Tower, Rinku Gate Tower Building, Osaka World Trade Center Building and Midtown Tower.

As the name of the building suggest this is one of the head offices for Toyota Motor Corporation and as such features a large showroom of Toyota products, one of the many Toyota attraction’s across Toyota’s home town of Nagoya.

Midland Square is located opposite the JR Towers that are well known as the largest train station by floor area.

Midland Square also features a shopping center and a cinema access to the observation deck is via a double-floored elevator that takes around 40 seconds to climb the 46 floors to the top

Midland Square houses offices of many companies including Toyota Motor Corporation, Towa Real Estate and Mainichi Shimbun.

At 247m (810 feet), it is slightly taller than the JR Central Towers.

Midland Square features a shopping center with 60 name-brand stores, two automobile showrooms and a cinema. It also holds the record for the highest open-air observation deck in Japan.

Also of note are the unusual double-floored elevators, which take only 40 seconds to rise to the top.


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