traditional local souvenirs in Jordan, Middle East
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Noor Al Hussein Foundation, museum entrance, Souk, Aqaba, Jordan, Minor Asia / Akaba
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The Noor Al Hussein Foundation’s showroom, called Souk Ayyadi, is in a historic house across from Aqaba Fort on the Great Arab Revolt Plaza. It sells handicrafts such as candles, purses, pillow cushions and traditional tapestry pieces that are made in workshops that function to provide training and jobs to underprivileged women.