Mode G. Spiral Towers in Nagoya

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  • Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers In Nagoya

    Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers In Nagoya

  • Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers In Nagoya

    Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers In Nagoya

  • Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers In Nagoya

    Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers In Nagoya

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Facts & Figures

The Mode-Gakuen Spiral Towers are with 170 m height an impressive sight in-front of the Nagoya Station. The towers consists of 39 stories (36 above ground, 3 below ground) which are occupied by 3 schools - school of fashion design (Nagoya Mode Gakuen), medical support (Nagoya ISEN) and computer programming (HAL Nagoya). In total 8000 students attending these educational institutions. Best Ryokans in Nagoya Explore Ryokans in Nagoya >
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In 2022 it was the 8th tallest building in the city. The towers have many eco-friendly features like a natural air ventilation and double-glassed air flow window system. The air-conditioning systems are state of the art. The strong steel concrete core structure of the building and two vibration damping systems makes it bulletproof for earthquakes.

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The construction process of the Mode-Gakuen Spiral Towers by architectural group Nikken Sekkei took from 2005 till 2008. The unique shape of the building followed a request and vision of the president of Mode Gakuen with the name Masaru Tani. It should encourage creativity under its students and to stand as a symbol to work and study hard to reach the sky before they enter their work life.


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Mode-Gakuen Spiral Towers are located in front of Nagoya Station within Nakamura-ku (ward).
Address: 4-27-1 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi prefecture

How to get to Spiral Towers?

  • 2min from Nagoya Station

Sightseeing spots


Observation deck - The possible best view of the building is from the observation deck of the Midland Square. It is with 247 m the tallest skyscraper in Nagoya.

Sunken garden - You will find this garden at the bottom of the building. It is connecting the underground and ground levels.

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Nagoya Festival (3rd Saturday and Sunday)
The Nagoya festival (matsuri) is for the city the biggest event in autumn. Enjoy many events, like dance performances, a parade (700 participants), concerts and much more. Tip: Hisaya-Odori Park is the hotspot for concerts.

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