Places (Search) API Developer's Guide

Why Use the Places (Search) API?

The Places (Search) API provides resources to address the following high-level use cases:
Table 1. Main features of the HERE Places (Search) API
Feature Description
Text string search Based on a text string, search for relevant places around a location. 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 vicinty. 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.