Tour Perret

The Perret Tower, a kind of 104m-high concrete bell tower, has yet to win over the people of Amiens. It was designed by architect Auguste Perret (1874-1954). Topped with an hourglass, the tower is now illuminated at night: the cube gradually changes colour as the hours go by.

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Address : 

Place Alphonse-Fiquet

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