Welcome to the Neo4j Cypher® Manual.

Cypher is Neo4j’s declarative query language, allowing users to unlock the full potential of property graph databases.

The Cypher Manual aims to be as instructive as possible to readers from a variety of backgrounds and professions, such as developers, administrators, and academic researchers.

If you are new to Cypher and Neo4j, you can visit the Getting Started Guide → Introduction to Cypher chapter. Additionally, Neo4j GraphAcademy has a variety of free courses tailored for all levels of experience.

For a reference of all available Cypher features, see the Cypher Cheat Sheet.

For a downloadable PDF version of the Cypher Manual, visit the Neo4j documentation archive.

This introduction will cover the following topics: