Places Discovery


Public Beta Feature

This documentation covers a feature currently in Public Beta. Access is available to anyone interested in building personalized experiences for their end-users.

This feature is subject to the Personalization API (Self-Service) Public Beta End user License Agreement 📄.


Discover and explore new venues based on where you’ve been or what’s popular in your area.

Foursquare leverage billions of user interactions to power smarter venue recommendations based on consumer behavior, geographic proximity, and offerings similar to those at the user’s current location.

  • Recommend trending locations
    Provide users with a list of the most popular nearby places, powering venue recommendations with real-world consumer activity and check-ins.
  • Encourage exploration of similar places
    Empower users to discover new, nearby venues that offer similar experiences and are often visited after their current location.
  • Build the best location-aware UX
    Leverage Foursquare’s comprehensive suite of location-enabled APIs to deliver the most unique user experience, recommending venues based on personal preferences, consumer trends, and place characteristics.