Filled with clubs, lounges, restaurants and cafes in a busy atmosphere, Murray Hill stretches from 30th to 40th street between 5th and 3rd Avenues. It is located in Manhattan within Midtown East and Midtown and is bordered by Flatiron District and Kips Bay. You can reach the area by only 15 minutes from LaGuardia Airport and 25 minutes from JFK Airport by cab.
Some of the top attractions in Murray Hill include:
Empire State Building
This famous attraction is an art deco monument that represents New York City. A fixture of popular imagination, the Empire State Building is a 103-story limestone giant built in the year 1931. Its 86th floor observatory is situated at a height of 1050 feet and is a glass-enclosed area with an outdoor deck. You can also go to the 102nd floor for an even more astonishing view.
A cluster of Indian restaurants, Curry Hill is one of the most exciting places of the city, especially for food lovers. You can find more than 25 Indian restaurants in the region of Lexington Avenue between 26th and 28th streets. Some of the must-try dishes include spinach dishes, potato-and-beet fritters or vegetables stuffed in flatbread.
Morgan Library and Museum
Comprising beautiful treasures, Morgan Library and Museum was started by John Pierpont Morgan. The museum comprises illuminated manuscripts, drawings and paintings, rare books and autographed manuscripts.
Centred on West 32nd Street in between Fifth Avenue and the intersection of Broadway and Sixth Avenue, Koreatown is an ethnic Korean enclave in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. It comprises approximately 100 small businesses like shops and eateries.
A complex of 19 commercial buildings comprising shops and eateries, Rockefeller Centre covers 22 acres between 48th and 51st Streets in New York City. It is commissioned by the Rockefeller family and is situated in the centre of Midtown Manhattan covering the area between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue.
It is a place for communal where everyone gets together and takes pictures, skate on the ice rink, shop and eat.
Where to Eat in Murray Hill
Besides numerous attractions, Murray Hill is also famous for a wide range of restaurants. It is quite difficult to pick a place here. 2nd Ave Deli is a good choice for sandwiches and other American delights.
Go to Marta for Italian food – you will love the exceptional cracker-thin crust of the Roman-style pizzas.
Ethos Taverna is the place to get a delightful range of Greek and seafood while Turkish Kitchen is where you can experience the flavours of Turkey.
You can also go to ZENGO for Pan-Latin cuisine, Duke’s Murray Hill for American or Cafe China for traditional Sichuan menu.
Check out Murray Hill Diner, coffee shop for all day dining or Duke’s Murray Hill for some fun over beer and food with friends.