Edappally Junction is an intersection at Edappally, Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. Four major highways intersect at the junction. Indian National Highway 47, National Highway 66, National Highway 47A and Kochi Bypass intersect here. It is one of the busiest junctions in Kerala.
The Cochin bypass connects Edappally with Aroor which is an industrial town on the south end of Cochin. The Bypass Junction in Edappally is the north end of the Cochin bypass which extends up to Aroor.
This entire route is evolving into a major business hub with big-time stores and five-star hotels.
Bus Fanning at Edappally Bypass Highway – VIDEO
Two national highways NH 47 and NH 66 join the Kochi Bypass junction at Edappally. At Edappally, The National Highway 66 passes and continues up to Panvel, Maharashtra. Edappally is also connected by rail, and there is a railway station at Edappally. The Edappally Railway Overbrige was inaugurated on 4 February 2012. It helps passengers, so that they can have a convenient journey between Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Route (NH 66).
Edappally North (Kunnumpuram Junction) is the next main junction after Edappally junction, on the way to Guruvayur from Ernakulam. Edappally Kunnumpuram Junction is the main junction when turning to the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (a left turn), Amrita School of Arts and Science (a right turn), Manjummel (a turn to the east), Parur (straight).
There is also the Edappally Metro Station, which is located near Edappally Station Kavala.
The world-famous museum of Kerala History and sculpture is also located in Edappally (outside the city limits). Thrikkakkara temple is only 2 kilometers away from Edappally Toll junction, and the village of Vattekkunnam is connected via a railway tunnel.
Lulu Cochin Mall is a shopping mall under construction located on bypass junction. It will be built on an area of 2,200,000 square feet (204,000 m2), with total area for mall alone at 1,698,000 square feet (157,700 m2) making it the biggest shopping mall of India.