Place pages lets you visually explore various locations by aggregating and displaying photos from around the web. Google now offering a feature, that let you "flip through a whole collection of photos and find the sites on the web with relevant pictures of a given place. Photos uploaded by our Panoramio or Google Places users will appear in high-resolution as an overlay when users click on them. For photos from other sources, you can easily click on a specific photo to see more and visit the site it comes from," explains Google.
This online album experience makes it easier to explore all wonderful photographs of places all over world. If you're interested in uploading your photos of places and making them more discoverable online, check out Panoramio, a great way to share geo-tagged photos on the Web.