Midland Square


Nagoya's tallest building (247m) houses Toyota's corporate HQ and showroom, boutique shopping on the lower floors and a beehive of offices in the middle. On levels 44 to 46 is Sky Promenade, Japan's tallest open-air observation deck.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Nagoya attractions

1. Sky Promenade

On levels 44 to 46 of Midland Square, Sky Promenade features Japan's tallest open-air observation deck and a handful of high-altitude, high-priced…

2. Noritake Garden Gallery

0.65 MILES

The pleasant Noritake Gallery, in Noritake Garden, exhibits paintings, sculptures and ceramic works.

3. Noritake Craft Centre & Museum

0.69 MILES

Glaze your own porcelain dish (from ¥1800 plus shipping) in the Craft Centre & Museum in Noritake Garden, which has demonstrations of the production…

4. Noritake Garden


Pottery fans will enjoy a stroll around Noritake Garden, the 1904 factory grounds of one of Japan's best-known porcelain makers, featuring remnants of…

5. Nagoya City Science Museum

0.87 MILES

This hands-on museum claims the world's largest dome-screen planetarium, with some seriously out-of-this-world projection technology. There's also a…

7. Ōsu Kannon

1.05 MILES

The much-visited, workaday Ōsu Kannon temple traces its roots back to 1333. Devoted to the Buddha of Compassion, the temple was moved to its present…

8. International Design Centre Nagoya

1.18 MILES

Housed in the swooping Nadya Park complex is this secular shrine to the deities of conceptualisation, form and function. Design touchstones from art deco…