Mahatma Gandhi Road (M G Road, as it is commonly called) is a 2 km stretch that forms the commercial nerve center of Kochi
. This 4-lane road extends from Thevara Junction to Banerji Road near Kacheripadi.
Many airline offices, hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and movie theatres lie along this road. Alapatt Fashion Jewellery, Hotel Cochin Regency, Hotel Abad Plaza, Indian Coffee House, Music World, Jayalakshmi Silks, ICICI Bank, Citi Bank, HSBC Bank and Padma Theater are some establishments that are situated on the M G Road.
Ernakulam Central Bus Station and Ernakulam North and South railway stations are just 200 m east from various points on this road.