26 June 2021

Old Ayoon Heritage Village

Old Ayoon Heritage Village or Uyun Al-Jiwa translates to "the valley of ponds" and it derives from the water ponds which used to surround the area. Human occupation is Uyun Al-Jiwa dates back at least to prehistoric times as attested to by the Thamudic inscriptions carved on rocks of the area. The historical village has been renovated in parts and is a collection of old mud houses built with adobe, clay, and mud.