Places of Interest nearby
Location address: France, Picardie
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The Tower of Florentine Buire, located in the commune of Buire in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France, is a former signal box from a height of 50 metres. Since November 6, 1995, it has been classified as a monument historique (National Heritage Site of France). It is the work of French architect Gustave Umbdenstock and the engineer Raoul Dautry employed by the Compagnie des chemins de fer du Nord. Its construction was decided following the development of the railway station of Hirson, which became the second French rail junction (after Paris) in the early twentieth century.