Places (Search) API China - BETA Developer's Guide

Constructing a Request

A request to the Places (Search) API China - BETA includes the basic elements shown in the following table and, in addition, may contain resource-specific parameters.

Table 1. Basic Request Elements
Element Value/Example Description
Path /places/v1/  
Resource actions Report user interactions.
autosuggest Get autocomplete suggestions to build up search queries.
browse Find places matching specific categories around a location sorted by distance.
discover/explore Recommended places matching specific categories around a location.
discover/search Find places using a text query.
health Monitor the availability of the Places (Search) API China - BETA
lookup Find a place using identifiers not originating from the Places (Search) API China - BETA, for example PVIDs from HERE maps.

Here is an example of a search request, which uses the HTTP GET method: