The name Kochi has always been synonymous with trade and shopping.LuLu Mall is the largest shopping mall in India situated in the city of Kochi. It is one of the most visted place in Kerala. Spanning 17 acres and with a total retail floor area of 1.7 million square feet, it is the 89th largest shopping mall in the world. The mall was opened in March 2013 and contains more than 215 outlets, including food courts, restaurants, family entertainment zones, a multiplex, ice skating rink and bowling alley. The estimated cost for this project is more than INR 16 billion. The property is owned and managed by Lulu Group.