Provide local information
Help users understand what’s nearby a place so they can make easier decisions about where to shop, visit, or live.
Nearby discovery Map-based search tools Advanced markers Local area customization
Help customers discover what's nearby and decide where to stay or live
Add Google local information to your maps to help customers make more confident decisions about where to live or stay. And show properties that are close to key locations like work or public transit.
Highlight property info with map-based search
Create a map-based search tool that visualizes data on all your properties, to help customers discover new properties and make decisions easier.
Easily create custom interactive markers
Change the color, background, icon, and outline of the Google Maps red pin, and create custom markers with SVGs, PNGs or HTML elements. Do it all directly in your code, with no image needed.
Show off a neighborhood
Make it easy for customers to understand what the neighborhood is like around a house, apartment or hotel.
Display and style Google’s polygons using both your own business data and data from Google. Save developer resources by letting Google curate and manage your data for you.
Create highly customized, more performant markers that provide a richer user experience, showcase your brand, and save developer time and resources.
Industry-optimized map styles
Customize pre-configured, optimized maps for the travel, real estate, retail, and logistics industries.
Products built for local information
Delight your users with pre-rendered, 3D cinematic video of points of interest and their surroundings.Learn more
Customize and style interactive maps using Cloud-based maps styling for real time updates across all devices and platforms.Learn more
Upload, store, and manage your geospatial data to the Google Cloud console to use with Google Maps Platform APIs.
Help users quickly find the exact place they’re looking for by automatically suggesting businesses and points of interest as they type.
Add rich details for millions of places to your website or app.
Return a list of places like local businesses and points of interest based on the user’s location, text query, phone number, or search string. Includes Find Place.
Learn how Rome2rio provides local information to travelers
We have around 24 billion items of information on more than 28 million properties. With Google Maps Platform, we can let customers display that data in a clear, easily understood geographical context. It’s so quick and simple to use that customers can search in a much freer way than before.
Giles Ellwood CEO and Founder, Homesearch
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