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A

Access paths

Chesterwood-Driveway.jpg way Way

highway=service
service=driveway

Remark:

You may want to add access=private also.

See this answer.

Alpine hut

nodearea Node/Area

tourism=alpine_hut
+ building=hut
+ ele=*
+ access=* (optional)

Remark:

See this page for suggestions.

Aquatics centre

Hallenbad Huetteldorf 02.JPG

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=sports_hall (single pool) or leisure=sports_centre (multiple pools)
+ sport=swimming
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=* (optional)

Remark:

See this page for suggestions.

B

Bakery

Bread in shop window at Borough Market.jpg nodearea Node/Area

shop=bakery
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

For manufacturing facilities use craft=bakery instead.

Bank

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=bank
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

Barbecue

Grillplatzusa.jpg node Node

amenity=bbq
+ fuel=wood – wood heating
+ fuel=charcoal – charcoal heating
+ fuel=electric – electric heating

Remark:

See here for campfires and firepits.

Basic hut

BivaccoBertoglioNebbia.jpg nodearea Node/Area

amenity=shelter
+ shelter_type=basic_hut
+ building=hut
+ capacity=* – capacity
+ access=*

Remark:

See here for suggestions.

Bathing place

Olympus digital camera (7751459280).jpg nodearea Node/Area

leisure=bathing_place
+ nudism=yes – clothing optional
+ topless=yes – female topless is allowed

Remark:

Public place where you can freely bath in nature. Note to use this tag it has to be verifiable for others that this is a bathing place, i.e. there has to be a sign as a minimum.
For bathing facilities see here.

Beach hut

Cabines de bain Berck.jpg nodearea Node/Area

+ building=beach_hut
+ building:colour=*
+ building:material=*
+ access=*

Remark:

See here for suggestions.

Birthing centre

nodearea Node/Area

healthcare=birthing_centre
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

Blood donation centre (sometimes referred to as blood bank)

Blood donation centre exterior.jpeg node Node
area Area

healthcare=blood_donation

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the tag's page

Bullring

La Santa Maria.JPG node area

leisure=stadium
+ sport=bullfighting
+ name=*

For the pitch (ruedo),
leisure=pitch
+ sport=bullfighting
+ surface=sand

For the building,
building=stadium
+ sport=bullfighting

Remark:

A  bullring is an arena where bullfighting is performed. Some mappers prefer to use building=bullring for the building. See sport=bullfighting tag's page for more details.

C

Cairn

node area Node/Area

man_made=cairn
+ height=*

Remark:

Camp site

2009-07-26 Ekeberg Camping.JPG

nodearea Node/Area

tourism=camp_site
+ camp_type=*
+ name=*
+ phone=*
+ email=*
+ caravan=* — caravans allowed
+ nudism=yes – clothing optional

Remark:

See here for details.

Caravan site

Barßel Wohnmobilstellplatz.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

tourism=caravan_site
+ camp_type=*
+ name=*
+ phone=*
+ email=*
+ tents=* — tents allowed
+ nudism=yes – clothing optional

Remark:

See here for details.

Casino

Sahara Hotel and Casino.jpg nodearea Node/Area

amenity=casino
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ min_age=#
+ operator=*

Remark:

Clothes shop

Bikini-shop.jpg nodearea Node/Area

shop=clothes
name=*
clothes=*
brand=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

Types of clothes listed at Key:clothes.

Columbarium

nodearea Node/Area

historic=tomb
+ tomb=columbarium
+ name=* (if presented)

Remark:

Column

Doric columns (Bank of Greece) on May 31, 2022.jpg nodearea Node/Area

man_made=column

+column:architecture=*

+column:shape=*

+column:style=*

+material=*

+colour=*

+height=*

+min_height=*

+historic=*

Remark:

Consulate

nodearea Node/Area

office=diplomatic
+ diplomatic=consulate
+ consulate=*
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the key's page

Courier

Puerto Vallarta DHL.jpg nodearea Node/Area

office=courier
+ name=*
+ brand=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

Courthouse

Meade and Prettyman Courthouse.jpg nodearea Node/Area

amenity=courthouse
+ name=*

Remark:

Crypt

nodearea Node/Area

historic=tomb
+ tomb=crypt
+ name=* (if presented)

Remark:

D

Dressing room

Korpilahti beach - changing room.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=dressing_room
+ female=yes – female-only or segregated dressing room
+ male=yes – male-only or segregated dressing room
+ unisex=yes – unisex dressing room
+ access=* (optional)

Remark:

Dressmaker

nodearea Node/Area

craft=dressmaker
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

Drinking fountain

Basler Trinkwasser 1341.jpg

node Node

amenity=drinking_water

Remark:

E

Emergency phone

node Node

emergency=phone
+ ref=*

Remark:

F

Fence

Zeltschach - Zaun.JPG way Way

barrier=fence
+ fence_type=*
+ height=*

Remark:


Fire Extinguisher

FireExtinguisherABC.jpg node Node

emergency=fire_extinguisher
+ ref=*
+ indoor=*
+ level=*
+ support=*
+ survey:date=*
+ check_date=*

Notation:



Fire hydrant

Downtown Charlottesville fire hydrant.jpg node Node

emergency=fire_hydrant

Remark:

Firepit

Camp site.jpg

node Node

leisure=firepit

Remark:

Fire station

Tower Ladder 119 26 Hooper St jeh.jpg node Node
area Area

amenity=fire_station
+ building=yes
+ name=*

Remark:

Fitness centre

Gym 1-1-.jpg nodearea Node/Area

leisure=fitness_centre
+ building=yes (if applicable)
+ opening_hours=*
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

Fitness station

Outdoor gym in Parque de Bateria, Torremolinos.JPG nodearea Node/Area

leisure=fitness_station
+ access=*

Remark:

Flagpole

Flagpole, Scanbeck Howle - geograph.org.uk - 634737.jpg node Node

man_made=flagpole

Remark:

G

Gambling machines

Slot machines in Venetian.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=adult_gaming_centre
+ min_age=#
+ operator=*
+ name=*
+ gambling=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Garden

SF Japanese Garden.JPG

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=garden
+ operator=*
+ access=*
+ name=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Golf course

Spanish-Bay-First-Tee.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=golf_course
+ operator=*
+ name=*
+ phone=*
+ email=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Government office

Obama standing in the Oval Office.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

office=government
name=*
government=*
opening_hours=*

Remark: Types of government offices listed here.

Guest house

nodearea Node/Area

tourism=guest_house
+ guest_house=bed_and_breakfast – B&B
+ guest_house=agritourism – agritourism
+ name=*
+ phone=*
+ email=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Gym

Fitness studio.png

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=sports_centre (generally) or leisure=fitness_centre (fitness only)
+ sport=*
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.
  • sport=* indicate kind of sport (see Key:sport for list of values.

H

Hall of residence

Belgrade Dormitory.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=student_accommodation
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ building=dormitory
+ female=yes – female-only dormitory
+ male=yes – male-only dormitory

Remark:

name=* contains the name of the facility.

Hostel

YouthHostelRome.jpg

node area Node/Area

tourism=hostel
+ name=*
+ operator=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

Hot tub

Golden Waters pools 10.JPG

node area Node/Area

leisure=hot_tub
+ access=*
+ female=yes – female-only
+ male=yes – male-only
+ unisex=yes – unisex
+ location=*
+ nudism=*

Remark:

I

Ice cream parlor

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=cafe
+ cuisine=ice_cream
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

name=* contains the name of the facility.

L

Lift

Diag3.jpg node Node

highway=elevator

Remark:

Locker

Keyless locker 001.JPG node Node

amenity=locker
level=*
indoor=*

Remark:

M

Medical laboratory (sample collection)

Punkt pobrań do badań medycznych.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

healthcare=sample_collection
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

please also use the tags described on the tag's page. For place that collects samples and analyses them in a given location please use healthcare=laboratory.

Manhole cover

Coverhkv.jpg

node Node

man_made=manhole

+manhole=*
+ material=*
+ shape=*
+ diameter=*
+ width=*
+ length=*
+ colour=*

Remark:

N

Nightclub

Gatecrasher.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=nightclub
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ min_age=*

Remark:

Nudists club

nodearea Node/Area

club=nudism
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ nudism=obligatory – obligatory nudism

Remark:

Nursing home

Hora Svate Kateriny - nursing home.jpg

node area Node/Area

amenity=social_facility
+ social_facility=nursing_home
+ name=*
+ social_facility:for=*

Remark:

Target groups listed here.

O

Obelisk

Roma-obelisco in laterano.jpg node Node
area Area

man_made=obelisk
+ height=*

Remark:

Optician

Nasenschild eines Optikers in Nußloch.JPG node area Node/Area

shop=optician
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark:

Outdoor seating

Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin 4.jpg nodearea Node/Area

leisure=outdoor_seating

Remark:

P

Parcel locker

node Node

amenity=parcel_locker
+ operator=*
+ brand=*

Remark:
See Tag:amenity=parcel_locker For additional tags and suggestions.

Payment terminal

node Node

amenity=payment_terminal
+ operator=*
+ brand=*

Remark:

Psychic shop

PsychicBoston.jpg

node area Node/Area

shop=psychic
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Psychotherapist

node area Node/Area

healthcare=psychotherapist
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Physiotherapist

node area Node/Area

healthcare=physiotherapist
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Pole dance studio

( BODY PAINTING ) pintura sobre cuerpo desnudo ( Buenos Aires - Argentina ) 38.jpg

node area Node/Area

leisure=sports_hall
+ sport=pole_dance
+ name=*
+ phone=*
+ email=*

Remark:

Postbox

A Postbox in Brookweed (1) - geograph.org.uk - 875467.jpg node Node

amenity=post_box
operator=*
collection_times=*
ref=*

Remark:

Public bath

Blue Lagoon 2012-08-23 (4).JPG

node area Node/Area

amenity=public_bath
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ access=* (optional)
+ female=* – female-only or segregated
+ male=* – male-only or segregated
+ unisex=* – unisex
+ bath:type=*
+ fee=yes/no – fee is required or not
+ nudism=permissive – clothing optional

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

R

Recreation ground

area Area

landuse=recreation_ground
+ name=* (if applicable)

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Refugee site

An Aerial View of the Za'atri Refugee Camp.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=refugee_site
+ name=* (if applicable)

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Rehabilitation centre (medical)

node area Node/Area

healthcare=rehabilitation
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ healthcare:speciality=*

Remark:

See here for additional information.

Rescue box

Selbsthilfebox Bergwacht Sachsen Jonsdorf Nonnenfelsen.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

emergency=rescue_box

Remark:

See this page for suggestions.

Resort

Town and Country fh000023.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=resort
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ resort=*

Remark:

Restroom

WC-Anlage.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=toilets
+ female=yes – female-only or segregated restroom
+ male=yes – male-only or segregated restroom
+ unisex=yes – unisex restroom
+ fee=yed/no – if fee is required or not
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ capacity=*

Remark:

River

Zuckerle.jpg way Way

waterway=river
+ width=#
+ name=*

Remark:

S

Sauna

Highgrove Sauna.jpg

node area Node/Area

leisure=sauna
+ female=yes – female-only or segregated sauna
+ male=yes – male-only or segregated sauna
+ unisex=yes – unisex sauna
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

Sewer/Storm Drain

Road drainage, Saul Road (01), January 2010.JPG node Node

man_made=manhole
+ manhole=drain
+ inlet=*
+ material=*
+ width=*
+ length=*
+ colour=*
+ diameter=*

Remark:

Scout hall

node area Node/Area
Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the building.
  • operator=* contains the name of the scout group.

Shopping mall

Cevahir Mall.jpg node area Node/Area

shop=mall
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*
+ name=*

Remark:

Shower

Ito Orange Beach in Aug 2011 (6060509397).jpg

node area Node/Area

amenity=shower
+ location=outdoor – outdoor shower
+ female=yes – female-only or segregated shower
+ male=yes – male-only or segregated shower
+ unisex=yes – unisex shower
+ fee=yes/no – if fee is required or not
+ name=*
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

Social club

node area Node/Area
Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the club.

Spa centre

CarolusThermen04.jpg

node area Node/Area

amenity=public_bath
+ bath:type=thermal
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

Spoil heap

Heringen - Monte Kali.jpg nodearea Node/Area

man_made=spoil_heap

Remark:

See this page for additional information.

Sports centre

Western Leisure Centre, Cardiff, Wales.jpg

node area Node/Area

leisure=sports_centre
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ sport=* – kind of sport

Remark:

Kinds of sports listed here.

Sports club

node area Node/Area

club=sport
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ sport=* – kind of sport

Remark:

Kinds of sports listed here.

Sports hall

體育館的籃球場 - panoramio.jpg

node area Node/Area

leisure=sports_hall
+ opening_hours=*
+ access=* (optional)
+ sport=* – kind of sport

Remark:

Stadium

Notre-dame-stadium.jpg areaArea

leisure=stadium
+ sport=*
+ name=*
+ operator=*
For the pitch,
leisure=pitch
+ sport=*
+ surface=*
For the building,
building=stadium
+ sport=*

Remark:

See this page for more details. Kinds of sports listed here.

Storage tank

nodearea Node/Area

man_made=storage_tank
+ content=*
+ capacity=* (if known)
+ material=*
+ location=*

Remark:
  • Content types listed on here.
  • See here for additional information.

Stream

Hachinger Bach München 8.jpg way Way

waterway=stream
name=*
width=#

Remark:

Square

way Way

place=square
name=*

Remark:
this is also called a city square. It's an open space inside a settlement, the major ones are typically located at significant crossroads and/or in front of important buildings. Often paved.

Summit cross

node Node

man_made=cross
+ height=*
+ ele=*

Remark:

Supermarket

nodearea Node/Area

shop=supermarket
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

See this page for details.

Swimming area (water surface only)

Arenholzer See (Badestelle).jpg

area Area

leisure=swimming_area
+ access=* (optional)
+ sport=swimming (if applicable)

Remark:

Water surface only

Swimming hall

Hallenbad Huetteldorf 02.JPG

node area Node/Area

leisure=sports_hall
+ sport=swimming
+ opening_hours=*
+ access=* (optional)

Remark:

See this page for suggestions.

Swimming pool (water surface only)

Schwimmbecken Strandbad Frankenthal in der Pfalz.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=swimming_pool
+ access=* (optional)
+ sport=swimming – pool for sportive swimming

Remark:

Water surface only

Swimwear shop

2010.07.20.113630 Schaufenster Mosae Forum Maastricht.jpg

nodearea Node/Area

shop=clothes
+ clothes=swimwear
+ brand=*
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

T

Tailings pond

Bützflethermoor Rotschlammdeponie Luftaufnahmen 2012-05-by-RaBoe-478-1.jpg

area Area

man_made=tailings_pond
+ hazard=contamination (if applicable)

Remark:

Tower

node area Node/Area

man_made=tower
+ name=* (if applicable)
+ height=*
+ tower:type=*

Remark:

See Tag:man_made=tower for additional information.

Training centre

nodearea Node/Area

+ amenity=training
+ name=*
+ training=*
+ operator=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:

Education profiles listed here.

Train or tube station in London

See London public transport tagging scheme

Travel agent (office)

node area Node/Area

+ office=travel_agent
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*

Remark:
  • name=* contains the name of the facility.

Tutoring office

nodearea Node/Area

+ office=tutoring
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ training=* (if applicable)

Remark:

Education profiles listed here.

U

Underwear shop

Bikini-shop.jpg node Node or

area Area
shop=clothes
name=*
clothes=underwear
brand=*
opening_hours=*
+ clothes:for=women – sells women underwear only

Remark:

V

Via ferrata / klettersteig

Hermann von Barth Weg MQ.jpg way Way

highway=via_ferrata
via_ferrata_scale=*

Use highway=via_ferrata for secured climbing routes that need equipment and experience. For hiking paths that have chains or ropes but are usually done without harness and helmet, highway=path can be used.

W

War grave

node Node

historic=tomb
+ tomb=war_grave
+ name=* (if present)

Remark:

Water park

nodearea Node/Area

leisure=water_park
+ name=*
+ opening_hours=*
+ operator=*

Remark:

Water point

node Node

amenity=water_point
+ access=*
+ drinking_water=yes/no – suitable/unsuitable for drinking

Remark:

Water tap

node Node

man_made=water_tap
+ access=*
+ drinking_water=yes/no – suitable/unsuitable for drinking

Remark:

Weather shelter

nodearea Node/Area

amenity=shelter
+ shelter_type=weather_shelter
+ access=*

Remark:

Wilderness hut

nodearea Node/Area

tourism=wilderness_hut
+ building=hut
+ access=*

Remark:

Wind motor

nodearea Node/Area

power=generator
+ generator:source=wind
+ generator:type=horizontal_axis – horizontal axis
+ generator:type=vertical_axis – vertical axis
+ height=*
+ generator:output=*

Remark:

See here for details.

Z

Zoo

San Diego Zoo entrance elephant.jpg node area Node/Area

tourism=zoo
name=*
opening_hours=*

Remark: