- explains key concepts
- provides examples
- documents resources and query parameters
- documents response structures and data types
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What Is the Places (Search) API?
The HERE Places (Search) API is a REST API that allows you to build applications where users can search for addresses and places and received detailed information about selected places.
Why Use the Places (Search) API?
|Text string search||Based on a text string, search for relevant places. The Places (Search) API supports a number of different options for these searches, allowing searches based on different options, autosuggestion based on partial search terms and location, and searches based on voice input.|
|Search for locations nearby||Based on a location, search for places in the vicinity. The Places (Search) API also allows you to filter by category.|
|Search for places and sort by proximity within a location context||Based on a location context, search for places in the vicinity and sort the results by distance. The Places (Search) API also allows you to filter by category.|