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I'm looking for places-api that exposes qualitative data/tags like 'trendy' or 'casual' for a place.

I hoped Foursquare would give me this but I believe it doesn't. It would be great to have tags (curated or based on 'wisdom of the crowd') to derive qualitive tags like entertaining,classy,hip,trendy,laid-back,etc.

Anyone knows of any such api (or datasource in general, including websites)


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This is pretty open-ended. This metric is cultural-based, so it probably won't work (in general) across large geographic areas. Can you specify a cultural or geographic boundary for your needs? – BradHards Jun 29 '13 at 11:21
I realize and obviously the measures are subjective. However when sourced from voting on tags for example (e.g.: is a restaurant romantic or not) I feel the results can still be pretty meaningful. These attributes would be used for people making a decision which place to go to. As such it's decidedly data that's used in-destination, meaning that places in separate cities aren't compared. Therefore whatever cultural bias may exist in a particular city, comparing places within that city would have the same frame of reference. Top 100 western touristic cities would be a nice start :) – Geert-Jan Jun 29 '13 at 12:14
I still think this is too open-ended. The best I can recommend is trying for Google places "AspectRating" - – BradHards Jun 29 '13 at 22:53
alright. Thanks for the pointer. – Geert-Jan Jun 30 '13 at 8:45

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