Powerful and precise POI data

Powerful and precise POI data

See how POI data can help you build engaging products and make decisions to grow your company.

Powerful and precise POI data


What makes Foursquare Places unique?

  • Global coverage, in-depth detail

    Foursquare Places offers 120M+ points of interest across 200+ countries and territories. The level of detail that Places provides is superior, encompassing more than 115 attributes including location, chain, hours of operation, social media presence, tips, photos, popularity, and more.

  • Accurate data from trusted sources

    Only Foursquare brings you insights from 16B+ explicit check-ins from our consumer-facing apps, combined with authoritative third-party sources. Our proprietary ML models cluster and harmonize each data input and combine that with human verification methods to ensure the most accurate POI data.

  • Fresh data

    Making decisions based on outdated POI data can be costly. Foursquare delivers 2.4+ million updates to our data per month, giving you the freshest and most accurate data in today’s ever-changing landscape.

Make better location-based decisions with Places data


Global POIs


Countries and territories


Rich and core attributes


Venue categories


Photos, tips, and reviews


User-verified check-ins

Our users

Industry leaders are powering their businesses with Places data

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Key use cases

Places data in action

  • Build location and map features

    Enhance the UX by providing your end users with rich location features that display nearby places and fuel recommendation engines.

  • Competitive intelligence

    Stay ahead of the competition by mapping out the current landscape and identifying areas of opportunity.

  • Site selection

    Leverage location intelligence to make informed decisions for opening and closing locations.

  • Enrich your POI database

    Easily append place attributes to your own database to gain deeper insight into your customers and business.

  • Transaction mapping and cleansing

    Give your transaction and merchant data the context it needs by linking it to POIs with Foursquare’s Store ID Attribute.

Product details

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Rich, accurate POI data

115+ data attributes including location, brand and category, reviews, photos, and more. View the full data schema.

Scalable Data, scalable pricing

Pay only for the data you need at the frequency you need it (daily, weekly, or monthly). Add more countries and rich attributes as your needs grow.

Ready-to-use data

Easily integrate POIs into your workflows or enrich and append your existing data. Build apps using Foursquare’s Places API.

Cleanse and map your transaction data by enriching it with POIs using Foursquare’s Store ID

Enrich transactions with robust POI attributes to cultivate a comprehensive view of your users, their behavior, and trends that impact your business.

Case Studies

How brands use Foursquare Places


AB InBev relies on Foursquare Places to discover new points of sale

“As AB InBev continues to focus on growth across Central and South American markets, Foursquare has been an invaluable partner. The robust information from FSQ’s Places database not only helps us prioritize logical points of sale like bars and restaurants to target but also pinpoints innovative non-traditional locations such as barbershops that are becoming more and more valuable to our business,” said the AB InBev Global Team.

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Foursquare Places helps Yahoo! JAPAN keep consumers informed during COVID-19

“When it came to keeping our users healthy, safe, and informed, Foursquare’s Places Database was an incredibly valuable tool. The breadth of POIs and data points included helped us to increase our popular hour graph coverage and meet our users’ needs to avoid crowded places,” said Masaki Mizutani, Manager of Yahoo! JAPAN Map App.

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Redfin turns to Places to provide valuable neighborhood information for homebuyers

In an effort to provide more value to potential homebuyers, Redfin wanted to enhance the data included within their real estate listings. From partnering with Foursquare Places, Redfin has been able to include information about grocery stores, shopping, restaurants, parks, and more to the Home Details page for every real estate listing.

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Nextdoor relies on Places to enhance a diverse range of business practices

Nextdoor was in need of robust, accurate, global POI data to power a range of business use cases. By leveraging Foursquare Places, Nextdoor was able to enhance their app functionality and business processes to fuel in-app local business discovery, simplify the verification and onboarding of new businesses, and improve direct and email marketing.

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Power your business with the highest quality POI data

Location data is hard to get right. See why data professionals trust Foursquare’s global POI database to fuel their business.