Espace Culturel Paul Gauguin
Centre Jacques Brel
Behind the Espace Culturel Paul Gauguin you’ll find a big aircraft hangar. In the centre is Brel’s plane, Jojo; posters tracing the...
Restored for the 1991 Marquesas Arts Festival, the Tohua Pepeu faces Banque Socredo in the centre of town. It’s used today as a...
The Catholic church, right in the centre, is worth a peek for its elegant architecture that combines wood and stone.
Snack Make Make
Opposite the post office, this long-standing joint serves inexpensive fish and meat dishes. It may also be open for dinner certain days...
Espace Culturel Paul Gauguin information
For Gauguin fans, a visit to this refurbished museum is a must. Don’t get too excited, though; you won’t find any originals, just digital copies of his work. The detailed signs in English are very informative. Once you’ve done a full round of the paintings, timeline and literature, head outside and have a look at the Maison du Jouir (House of Pleasure), a replica of Gauguin’s own house.