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Scuola Gladiatori di Roma

18 - Appia Antica Street, 00179 Rome, Italy
+39 06 5160 7951
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US$68.78*
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Roman Gladiator School: Learn How to Become a Gladiator
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
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“wooden swords” (13 reviews)
“great fun” (15 reviews)
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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
"history lesson"
in 8 reviews
"excellent tutor"
in 2 reviews
"martial arts"
in 2 reviews
"museum tour"
in 4 reviews
"fun activity"
in 2 reviews
"any age"
in 3 reviews
"learning how"
in 3 reviews
"jet lagged"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 17 March 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 11 March 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 5 February 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 9 January 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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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

When I booked this, I wasn’t made aware quite how far the venue was from the centre of town. It cost us €20 each way. I booked after reading wonderful reviews but unfortunately, didn’t take into account that without a group (just us two 30year...More

1  Thank Meisha P
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Although the location is off putting (its down a side street in what looks like an industrial estate) I absolutely loved my time here. The staff are knowledgeable and passionate about all things to do with Roman lifestyle and fighting techniques. Being able to touch,...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We booked this for our kids (11 & 8) who had a ball doing this! We had a great time watching them too! Yuri our instructor was awesome - he was very passionate and knowledgeable about all things Roman and had everyone hanging off every...More

Thank Steven W
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Nico and the two hours were brilliant. We all learnt so much. Nico's English was good and he really knew his subject. The kids thought he was fab. Not cheap, but so worth it! €8 taxi from the taxi rank at Pyramide Metro station. Nick...More

Thank Murraymint25
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debstevens100
3 June 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
15 May 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
15 May 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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