Yandex.Maps homepage

  • To find a place or organization, use the search bar.

    The search bar is located on the slide-out panel in the upper left part of the screen.

    Click Collapse or Expand to collapse or expand the panel, respectively.

  • To set a route, click Routes on the slide-out panel to the right of the search bar.
  • To see information about a place or build a route, select a point on the map:
    • Right click on the point. This opens a menu where you can select one of the following items:
      • What's here — Opens a place card and simultaneously marks the place (the type of marker depends on the type of place). For example: .
      • The geographical coordinates of the point are also displayed here.
      • Route to hereBuilds a route to the map item.
      • Route from hereBuilds a route from the map item.
    • Left click on the point. This opens a panel where you can select:
      • The point name — Opens a place card and simultaneously marks the place (the type of marker depends on the type of place). For example: .
      • RouteBuilds a route to the map item.
      • (panorama preview) — Shows the panorama of a place (if available).
      • Search nearby — Opens the quick search bar where you can select a certain place category to enable the search of places in this category near the point.
  • To view a place, click on the map and drag it in the desired direction with the mouse.

  • To perform other operations, click the appropriate button:

    Current location Determines the user's location.
    Zoom in and Zoom out Change the map scale.
    Traffic conditions Shows traffic jams and road events.

    Street panoramas and photos

    Opens the menu: Panoramas / Photos .

    Moving transport

    Enables the display of moving vehicles within the visible map area.
    Layers. Opens the menu:
    Map - Satellite - Hybrid: Changes the map type.
    Traffic conditions: Shows traffic jams and road events.
    Moving transport: Shows moving vehicles within the visible map area.
    Parking: Shows places where you can park a car.
    My places: Opens the list of saved locations, meaning your favorite places on the map.
    My transport: Shows public transport stops included in My transport.
    Ruler: Activates distance measurement.
    Ruler Activates distance measurement.
    Opens the menu:
    Print: Lets you print a map.
    Share your map link.
    Yandex Map Editor: Opens Yandex Map Editor
    Metro map: Opens Yandex.Metro.
    Yandex.Maps for your site: Opens the page with information about products and features of the Yandex.Maps API.
    Report an error on the map.
    Opens the menu displayed in the left panel under the search bar:
    Log in Opens the user authorization form. The button is available if you aren't logged in.

    After you log in, the button changes to your profile picture and account (see below).

    My places Opens the list of saved locations, meaning your favorite places on the map.
    My reviews Opens your reviews page in various Yandex services.
    My maps Opens the Map Constructor (where you can build your own map).
    Help Opens Help for Yandex.Maps.
    Add an item to the map Adds an item (such as an organization or address) to the map.
    Business owners Opens Yandex Business Directory, where you can add your business.
    Place ads Opens the page where you can add your ads to Yandex.Maps.
    Logged in user's account and profile picture (displayed in the left panel under the search bar): Clicking on the account opens the menu:
    Clear history Deletes your searches and routes.

    (Yandex.Maps and mobile apps, such as Yandex.Navigator, Yandex.Transport, and Yandex.Maps)

    Settings Opens the pages with your Yandex account settings (such as interface language and location).
    Passport Opens your Yandex account page. For more information, see Your account.
    Log out Disables your authorization in the service.
    Add account Opens the authorization page. For more information, see Log in to Yandex.