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Vytilla Junction

Vytilla junction is one of the busiest junctions about 3 km south of downtown Kochi on NH 47, which is a bypass that connects Edapally to Kundanoor/Aroor avoiding the city bustle. The junction lies to the south of Ernakulam and further 10kms to the south-east is Thripunithura, to the east of the junction lies Palarivattom and Edapally, and to the west Kundanoor, Maradu and Thevara. 

Vytilla which was a panjayat was amalgamated to the Cochin corporation in 1967. Janatha, Power-house, Thykoodam, Kaniampuzha and Ponnurunni are areas located in close proximity and which come under the same pincode (682019) as Vytilla. It is a commercial center as well as a residential area. 

 Vytilla, along NH 47 towards Maradu is now home to a number of automobile showrooms. There are two hospitals Welcare, Mother and child hospital in Vytilla and major schools in the area include Toc H Public school near Janatha, St. Rita's H.S in Ponnurunni and C.K.C.L.P.S . Ponnurunni has a famous ashram where the to be saint Father Theopphin is venerated. There is a bylane starting from Vytilla junction to Ponnurunni- Thammanam and another to Kaniampuzha.

Vytilla has its own shopping malls with V-Mart supermarket & margin free market selling groceries and household stuff and Kemco selling branded clothes, luggage, leather bags and belts etc including international and local brands and Wardrobe with casuals for youngsters. Kemco and Wardrobe are seconds sale outlets which offers designer ware and branded clothes at reasonable prices. Other such outlets include Raymond Seconds and Priceless. There are several eateries, bakeries, banks etc in and around the junction as well. Just over a kilometer to the east from Vytilla junction is the sprawling Gold Souk Grande mall in 5,00,000 sq.ft which offers apart from gold jewellery, a Hypermarket, Wedding & other lifestyle retail Brand Stores with over 200 national and international brands, Anchor Stores, Multiplex and Food Court including KFC, Pizza hut outlets etc

One can enter Ernakulam city via Sahodaran Ayyappan Road (SA) road from NH 47 at Vytilla Junction, which is one of the main gateways to the city.  

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