The town was founded as the location of a renowned university abbey, founded in 555, which was heavily raided and destroyed by the Vikings in the 8th or 9th Century.
Today, Bangor is known for its coastal seashores and beaches and downtown area, as well as for its many historic buildings.
People Born in Bangor
Bangor in People's Lives
Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie Your Highness. We filmed on location at the Clandeboye Estate.