Get API Key for Google Place Search

The Google Places API Web Service provides place information for establishments, prominent points of interest, geographic locations, and more. Proximity or a text string can be used to extract the data. It returns the list of nearby places along with the necessary information.

  1. Navigate Google Place Search
  2. After click on “Get A Key”, create a new project and press Next button
  3. Copy the key
  4. The following example is a search request for places of type ‘restaurant’ within a 500m radius of a point in Sydney, Australia, containing the word ‘cruise.

https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/place/nearbysearch/json?location=-33.8670522,151.1957362&radius=500&type=restaurant&keyword=cruise&key=YOUR_API_KEY

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