Take Local Context
for a spin

See how Local Context makes it easy for a
customer to explore a new area.

Easily integrate local
information into your maps

Introducing a simple way to add Google local information to your maps. This turnkey experience lets you show accurate details for nearby places so users can see ratings, reviews, photos, and directions without ever leaving your web app. Plus, you can customize it to fit your business.

Show local information
with a simple, turnkey tool

Local Context combines the best of Maps, Routes, and Places into a single experience. It allows customers to interact with rich Places data and is easy to maintain. Plus, you can implement it with just a few lines of code.

Keep customers
engaged on your web app

Offer customers the familiar Google Maps experience directly on your web app – without opening a new tab or app. Let customers explore an area by clicking on pins or a photo gallery representing nearby places.

Customize your map
to fit your needs

Help customers make quick decisions by only showing relevant place types. Select how many of each place types to show, and how many total places you want to show on your map. Change the look and feel of your map to match your web app. Customize the colors of place pins and icons, and the position of key UI elements.

Offer a rich
local experience

Enable customers to see ratings, reviews, photos, prices, and more, simply by tapping a pin or photo. Plus, show estimated walking time and directions to points of interest when a customer clicks on a pin or a photo.

Dive into Local Context

Learn more about this new feature and how to implement it.