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PostHeaderIcon History And Legend

Miseno view Miseno is an important seaside resort belonging to the town of Bacoli, its name evokes the fascinating syllables of the famous Mycenae, as would be found on archaeological excavations and the inhabitants Mycenaean.
There is also an interpretation of its legendary name.
In fact, according to the poet Virgil, Miseno, son of Aeolus, was pilot and trumpeter of Enea. Remembered for having joined Hector during the Trojan War.
It is said that one day when the fleet was moored along the coast of Campania, Miseno boasted to him of playing better than any of them. Triton, who played with the shell, punished him of his pride precipitating into the sea. Virgil says that Enea's erected a monument on which put the oar and trumpet.
The place where this happened was named after him.
Miseno not only offers fun and relaxation with local highly popular with sophisticated facilities of the promenade but also a considerable cultural scene. The Sacello degli Augustali, came to light in 1967, it is not only a magnificent archaeological monument, with the statues of the emperors of the Flavian family and the many bases and are marble, but also a testimony of 'affection of those emperors for Miseno.
Piscina Mirabilis The Piscina Mirabilis is the ultimate expression of 'Roman architecture, in the field of' hydraulic engineering, with the Hundred Chambers and tanks beside and beneath the church of Sant'Anna in Bacoli.
Today Miseno, as Baia, Bacoli besides the great Puteoli, constitutes the most fascinating part of the heritage of the world: the sunken city of Campi Flegrei, capital of 'underwater archeology.
The underwater city a resort favored by aristocracy of the city and by the emperors to the serenity of the landscape praised by sources and to the presence of thermal waters, it was subject to bradyseism as the entire area of Campi Flegrei.Underwater City
Part of the luxury buildings is now, therefore, under the sea level, in the water mirror between Punta Epitaph and the promontory of Castello di Baia.
It is the remains of building complexes of the imperial age, currently visited by boats equipped with big screen or more directly by immersion.