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Scuola Gladiatori di Roma

18 - Appia Antica Street, 00179 Rome, Italy
+39 06 5160 7951
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Roman Gladiator School: Learn How to Become a Gladiator
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18 - Appia Antica Street, 00179 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 5160 7951
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"gladiator training"
in 23 reviews
"wooden swords"
in 13 reviews
"great fun"
in 15 reviews
"all ages"
in 12 reviews
"roman soldier"
in 6 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 6 reviews
"hour session"
in 4 reviews
"dirt road"
in 3 reviews
"mini museum"
in 3 reviews
"martial arts"
in 2 reviews
"history lesson"
in 8 reviews
"museum tour"
in 4 reviews
"fun activity"
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"any age"
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"jet lagged"
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"learning how"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed yesterday

My eight year old grandson went to Gladiator School yesterday. He was thrilled, of course, and was in a class with a dad and two sons who were about his age. I was impressed for the following reasons. Using props such as swords, knives, armor...More

Thank Toba64
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you come to Rome with three kids, you learn quickly that kids can only take so many guided tours. You need things that your kids will like and if they are between 4 and 13, they will love this. The instructor was great with...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I must recommend this school to anyone who wants to learn about gladiator history and fighting techniques. Yuri, our instructor was one of the most passionate people we’ve met... even though we didn’t realize that we had accidentally set our clocks back an hour and...More

Thank Mitchell H
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We went with two boys aged 6 and 8. Yuri was really engaging and my boys said “he was a really nice teacher”. He still had a good sense of theatre but was flexible to different kids’ needs. In terms of the whole thing it’s...More

Thank james m
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

The kids enjoyed it. I thought it was fairly amateur, not helped by terrible weather which meant we were stuck in a cold, wet (and dirty room) instead of the outdoor arena.

Thank JoLo40
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We had a group of 8 kids. Our Gladiator Yuri was a rock star. Captivated the kids for the entire time. Highly recommend it for a good afternoon for kids. If you go there before the Colosseum, you can have guides at the Colosseum skip...More

Thank Will M
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

My 3 children went to Gladiator School the day after we visited the Colosseum. The timing was good because they had just learned a little about gladiators so they had some background. As other reviewers have said, it can be hard to find. It's a...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I took my two kids, ages 20 and 16. It was a little difficult to find, it is down a dirt road off the main road. We had an amazing instructor, Miracle (Sp?)He gave the kids tunics to wear and gave us a tour of...More

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Paid a hefty price for my son 11 and I and were disappointed to be honest. The school is tucked away down a dirt track and feels a bit cobbled together. We spent about 55 minutes in a museum area looking at weapons and Roman...More

Thank Adrian T
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon here with Paolo who was very knowledgeable and fun. 11 and 13 year old kids had great time with the Gladiator training. Museum and introduction to life as a Gladiator and Roman soldier was very informative and educational. Great place.

Thank Paul J
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debstevens100
June 3, 2016|
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Response from Alison B | Reviewed this property |
Id get the adults to watch the training then join the fight at the end. Probably ok for the older boy if hes not too "cool"for it !
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holidaymakerx3
May 15, 2016|
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Response from Murraymint25 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to, but really such fun. Nico is extremely polite.
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Acm S
May 15, 2016|
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Response from Tracy S | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to pay nor participate. The kids will love it! There's seats where you can enjoy the show. :)
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