Calvary Cemetery, Atuona

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Calvary Cemetery in Atuona
Photo credit: Terry & Heidi Kotas

Calvary Cemetery (French: Cimetière Calvaire) is the main cemetery in Atuona, Hiva ‘Oa, French Polynesia. It is located on a hillside on the eastern edge of town, overlooking the anchorage on Atuona Bay.

The cemetery is the final resting place of French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin, as well as of Belgian singer Jacques Brel.

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Coordinates: 9°48′02″S 139°02′18″W / 9.8006°S 139.0382°W / -9.8006; -139.0382