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The Enterprise Places API offers real-time access to Foursquare’s global database of rich POI data and user content to power your location-based experiences in your app or website.


The fastest way to get started with the Places API is to use our getting started guide where you'll create a Developer Account and generate an Access Token which you can then use in our API explorer.

Key Features



Access to Foursquare’s Global Database

Get real-time access to over 100MM+ places available across 190 countries and 50 territories.

Power App Experiences

Use our custom API endpoints to power geo-tagging, venue search, venue recommendations, and more in your apps.

Descriptive Place Profiles

Leverage 70+ venue attributes and 900+ categories, sourced by the Foursquare consumer community.

Rich User Content

Create engaging location experiences with access to user-generated tips, tastes, photos & more.

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