Overpass Query Wizard ++

Posted by tyr_asd on 31 January 2014 in English (English)

overpass turbo’s query wizard just got a little bit more useful! It understands not only OSM tags, but even interprets object classes: Just use simple terms such as Restaurant, Museum, Hotel, Hospital or any other thing, the iD editor already has a preset for.

This even works in your own language, as you can see in the following screenshot (Trinkbrunnen is German for “drinking fountain”):

Btw: if you can read German, you can find some more information about this in my recent guest blog article on

Comment from Harry Wood on 31 January 2014 at 12:02

It like it! Combined with “location filters” it feels quite like natural language. I tried “library in london” for example.

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