Top 4 attractions to explore in Yanam
Yanam district is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. Its headquarter is the town of Yanam. It is located south of Kakinada port on the north bank of Godavari river slightly inland at 16.73 N latitude and 82.21 E longitude. It is surrounded by East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
The site for the Mosque was donated by the French Government in 1848. That time small Mosque was constructed. Then in 1956, the same was remodelled. The same was demolished in 1978 and a new Mosque was constructed. Now, in 1999-2000 the Mosque was extended as the Grand Mosque in the presidentship of M.A.Sirajuddin.
The Yanam Ferry Road was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Pondicherry Shri R.V.JanakiRaman on 11.1.2000. Now, there is a proposal for making the Ferry Road very beautiful by putting important person’s idols on the footpath of this Road. Daily above Ten Thousand passengers are traveling to and fro on this Pant. The people from Konaseema area under the Amalapuram Constituency of East Godavari District are mainly using this river way for reaching Kakinada, the District Head Quarters.
Map of attractions in Yanam