Help users discover the world with rich details for over 100 million points of interest
Get directions for transit, biking, driving, and walking. Calculate current or future travel times based on real-time traffic. Deliver travel times and distances for one or more locations. Create precise itineraries by determining the route a vehicle has traveled and the nearest roads along each point of the vehicle's journey.
Help your users explore the world around them
Give your users the information they need to plan a trip to Tokyo or choose a ramen restaurant in their neighborhood. With Places, you can provide users data on location names, addresses, ratings, reviews, contact information, and atmosphere. Local guides and users submit tens of millions of updates every day, so you can count on accurate, reliable information.
Provide better services with precise location intelligence
Avoid missed pickups by sending your drivers to precise addresses based on users’ reported location. Make it easier for users to enter correct billing and shipping information by automatically suggesting addresses as they type. When you use our powerful geolocation and geocoding features in combination with up-to-date Places data, you can get your users the information they need, right when they need it.
Build with comprehensive location data all over the globe
Use details on over 100 million places and points of interest to help users find you, attract customers with reviews, and even help detect fraud. Whether you do business in Barcelona or Baltimore, you can count on the same high-quality Google Maps experiences your users know and love.
Rely on Google scale as you grow
When you build on the same infrastructure that serves billions of Google Maps’ users, you can count on a platform that will scale and flex as you do. On our secure, future-proof infrastructure, you can grow from prototype to planet-scale without having to think about capacity, reliability, or performance.