The Paul Gauguin Cultural Center (French: Le Centre Culturel Paul Gauguin) was finished in 2003, to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the death of Paul Gauguin, in Atuona, on Hiva ‘Oa, in the Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia).

Paul Gauguin Cultural Center
Atuona - Maison du Jouir (1).JPG
Reconstruction of Gauguin's home Maison du Jouir (House of Pleasure) at Atuona.
LocationMarquesas Islands (French Polynesia
Coordinates9°48′13.52″S 139°2′26.86″W / 9.8037556°S 139.0407944°W / -9.8037556; -139.0407944Coordinates: 9°48′13.52″S 139°2′26.86″W / 9.8037556°S 139.0407944°W / -9.8037556; -139.0407944
WebsiteGauguin Cultural Center(in French)

Atuona was Paul Gauguin's home for the last three years of his life, and he is buried in the cemetery (Calvary Cemetery, French: Cimetière Calvaire) there.

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