Graph API Version

Place Information

Reading

Get information about a Place

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET /v3.3/{place-information-id} HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '/{place-information-id}',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{place-information-id}",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{place-information-id}",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{place-information-id}"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Parameters

This endpoint doesn't have any parameters.

Fields

FieldDescription
id
numeric string

The Place's ID

about
string

Information about the Place

app_links

AppLinks data associated with the Place's URL

category_list

The Place's sub-categories

checkins
unsigned int32

Number of checkins at the Place

cover

Information about the CoverPhoto associated with the Place

description
string

The Place's description

engagement

The Engagement associated with the Place. Default Engagement fields are count (like count) and social_sentence

hours
list<KeyValue:string,string>

A list of objects that indicate daily operating hours. Each day's operating hours are defined by a pair of objects that represent opening and closing times. Each object is comprised of a key and a value property. The key property is formatted as {day}_{number}_{status}, where {day} is the first 3 characters of the day of the week, {number} is either 1 or 2 to allow for two different sets of operating hours for a given day (e.g., morning and evening operating hours), and {status} is either open or close to delineate opening or closing time. The value property indicates the hour of the day, formatted as 24-hour time. For example, objects with "key": "mon_1_open", "value": "17:00" and "key": "mon_1_close", "value": "21:15" represent an opening time of 5pm and a closing time of 9:15pm on Mondays

is_always_open
bool

Indicates if the Place is always open

is_permanently_closed
bool

Indicates if the Place is permanently closed

is_verified
bool

Indicates if the Place has been verified by Facebook

link
string

The Place's Facebook URL

location

The Location associated with the Place

name
string

The Place's name.

overall_star_rating
float

The Place's overall star rating, based on a rating survey from Users on a scale of 1-5. Value is normalized and not guaranteed to be a strict average of User ratings

page

The Page node associated with the Place

parking

The ParkingPage associated with the Place, indicating parking information

payment_options

The PagePaymentOptions associated with the Place, indicating payment methods accepted by the Place

phone
string

The Place's phone number

price_range
string

The Place's price range. Can be $, $$, $$$, $$$$ or Unspecified

rating_count
unsigned int32

The Place's ratings count, which is the number of publicly accessible ratings on the Page associated with the Place

restaurant_services

Services the Place provides

restaurant_specialties

The Place's restaurant specialties

single_line_address
string

The Place's address in a single line format

website
string

The URL of the Place's website

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter

Creating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.