The territory to the north-east of Padua is a unique example of preservation to this day traces
of the regular division of agricultural land operated in the second half of the 1st century BC. Dating back to the time the division of the land in centuries, corresponding to about 710 meters on a
side (= 20 actus), and its allocation to settlers, usually veterans, who were thus rewarded fot their service in the army.
The so-called "Roman grid" includes areas that are now part of the Municipalities of Borgoricco, Massanzago, Camposampiero, Villanova di Camposampiero, S. Giustina in Colle, S. Giorgio delle Pertiche, Campodarsego, Cadoneghe, Vigonza, Villa del Conte, and Pianiga in the province of Padua, and S. Maria di Sala and Mirano in the province of Venice.
Museo della Centuriazione Romana
Viale Europa 12
35010 Borgoricco (PD)
Tel. 049 9336321
Uff. 049 9337931
Da martedì a sabato 9.00 - 12.30
Mercoledì e Venerdì 15.00 - 18.00
Sabato 15.00 - 18.30
Domenica 10.00 - 12.00 e 15.00 - 18.30