Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'geocoder-neo4j_spatial'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install geocoder-neo4j_spatial


class Restaurant
  extend Geocoder::Model::ActiveNode

  include Neo4j::ActiveNode
  include Neo4j::ActiveNode::Spatial

  property :address
  property :latitude
  property :longitude

  geocoded_by :address
  after_validation :address, if: :address_changed?

  spatial_index :restaurants
  • Query within distance
Restaurant.near(location: 'Eiffel Tower', radius: 10.0).to_a


Restaurant.near(location: [48.85837009999999, 2.2944813], radius: 10.0).to_a

will generate following query:

 CYPHER 9ms START result_restaurant = node:restaurants({spatial_params}) MATCH (result_restaurant:`Restaurant`) MATCH (result_restaurant:`Restaurant`) RETURN result_restaurant | {:spatial_params=>"withinDistance:[48.85837009999999, 2.2944813, 10.0]"}
  • not implemented yet
  • within_bounding_box


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at