Learn About the Places API
Places API Demos
View working web experiences leveraging our most popular API endpoints, including code samples.
Places API Recipes
View working code examples with full step-by-step instructions.
Learn about how to use the API including authentication, rate limits and more.
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Sandbox & Pay As You Go Accounts
Up to $200 in free monthly usage credits to take advantage of Places API. No credit card required to set up an account.
In just a few simple steps, you'll be up and running with your first API call in no time!
The Places API lets you bring location context into your applications with the speed and reliability you need. Power location searches with rich details to help users find the best places near them through access to photos, reviews, tips, and more.
Search & Data
Returns places based on user-submitted keywords. Matches against names, categories, tips & tastes.
Geotagging & Check-in
Detect where your user's device is and what is around them to provide POI tagging that supports a check-in use case.
Returns a list of top addresses, places, geos, and/or searches partially matching the provided keyword and location inputs.
Retrieve details for any address including non-Places. Works only in conjunction with the Autocomplete endpoint.
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Discover the most recent improvements, including the addition of new functionality and other important changes.