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Pod 39 Nearby Attractions

Things to Do in Midtown Manhattan & Murray Hill

Nestled in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Midtown Manhattan, Pod 39 Hotel puts you near the best shopping, dining, landmarks, and attractions in New York City. We're just steps from Grand Central Terminal and five subway lines, Fifth Avenue, Bryant Park, the Empire State Building, and the United Nations Headquarters.

Ready to explore NYC? Meet the Pod Concierge Team. From the fastest ways to get around NYC and the best things to do in Manhattan to the most authentic pizza joints in Murray Hill, our local experts will make your trip to New York City one for the books. Check out a few of our favorite NYC attractions to inspire your own adventure.

Empire State Building in New York

Empire State Building

Located at the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building is an essential New York City attraction that should not be missed. Both the 86th and the 102nd floor observatories provide breathtaking views of the city that you'll never forget.
Bryant Park in New York

Bryant Park

Popularly known as Manhattan's Town Square, Bryant Park offers exquisite seasonal gardens, free events, and al fresco dining. It's a well-loved gathering spot that draws six million people every year. From ice skating to family games to great exhibits, this park has something special to offer year-round.
Grand Central Terminal in New York

Grand Central Terminal

More than just a majestic transportation center, Grand Central Terminal has great shopping, dining, and entertainment options to experience. With 60 stores, 35 eateries and a wide selection of events, you're sure to enjoy your stop at this beloved New York City landmark.
The United Nations (UN) in New York

The United Nations (UN)

Situated on the eastern shore of Manhattan, the United Nations was created in 1945 to represent peace, prosperity, and human rights for people across the globe. More than one million visitors come here from around the world for a guided tour and to view the latest exhibits. You can enter these famous headquarters to discover how the UN continues its efforts to make the world a better place for all.
Central Park in New York

Central Park

Discover Manhattan's spectacular urban oasis— Central Park. Whether you wish to wander through the Central Park Zoo, walk around the lake, or tour Belvedere Castle, there's no limit to the enjoyment this park has to offer. From ice skating to scenic walks to a wealth of terrific events, Central Park has it all.
Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York

Madison Square Garden (MSG)

From competitive sports to musical concerts to great performances, Madison Square Garden is the place to see live events you'll cherish for years to come. It's a renowned showplace that draws the best acts for your entertainment throughout the year.
The High Line in New York

The High Line

See New York from a whole new perspective at the High Line. This public park is a revitalized part of the city's history that highlights gorgeous architecture and stunning plant design. Enjoy the beautiful landscaping and participate in different programs that celebrate this welcoming community.
Rock Center / Top of The Rock in New York

Rock Center / Top of The Rock

Looking for an incredible view of the city? Then you need to put Rockefeller Center on your list of attractions. When you enter this skyscraper's observatory, otherwise known as Top of the Rock, you'll experience amazing views of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan.