Thousands or even millions of years old, natural bridges are awe-inspiring sights that draw thousands of visitors every year.

Also called natural arches, they are essentially holes in rock, and they are among Mother Nature’s greatest creations: sandstone or limestone formations that are the result of erosion or the collapse of cavern roofs.

While you can travel around the world to see some amazing natural bridges, some may even be in your backyard. 

Here are some of the most majestic natural bridges across the globe: