The town was established as a colony of the Roman Empire, though an earlier settlement also likely existed. Archaeologists have found traces of habitation dating back to approximately 100 BC. The town became part of Bulgaria in 811 AD.
Today, Bansko is primarily known as a highly desirable ski resort, known for its tourism, winter sports, mountains, and jazz music scene.
People Born in Bansko
Bansko in People's Lives
Liam Hemsworth: I traveled here to film scenes of the movie The Expendables 2 in 2011.