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Address: 18 - Appia Antica Street, 00179 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 00 39 06 5160 7951
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Roman Gladiator School: Learn How to Become a...
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Imperial Rome Gladiator Show and Dinner

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Fight like a Roman slave...:-)

Very nice activty to do with kids between 8-14. Plenty of great facts on Roman Soldiers and Gladiators. Lots of Costumes and helmets etc to try and look at at and maintained with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
UrsontheRoad
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Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice activty to do with kids between 8-14. Plenty of great facts on Roman Soldiers and Gladiators. Lots of Costumes and helmets etc to try and look at at and maintained with a gerat love to details. Fun Training and some good fighting to be done. All in a very informative and good suroundings. Defenitely a fun morning, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The instructor (Marco) was superb - charming, funny, and informative. He kept all the kids fully entertained throughout (our class included three families, with children ranging from about 5 to about 14). The educational section was light, interactive and interesting. The 'combat' sequence struck the right balance of activity and fun. We had visited the Colosseum in the morning, so... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

My 12 year grandson said this was the best part of our trip. He was taught by a great instructor, with only 3 other children there and had such a good time. I have seen nothing but good reviews of this and would not hesitate to recommend it. Its a good way out and you need a taxi/car to get... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The Gladiator school was loved by our 8 & 10 year olds but all participants being adults and kids had a great time. The introduction session last about an hour but gave great context as to the history of the Roman Empire and how Gladiators fit into it. It also outlined the different types of Gladiators, tactics used, the type... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Without question the highlight of our trip. A really dynamic, good fun, informative, thing to do. You should all join in. You will learn about how and why the Romans were the superior fighting force for centuries and you'll have enormous fun learning about it. Fantastic value for money. This is a really great activity. If you have kids they... More 

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guildford, surrey
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Our gladiator instructor was great. We have kids aged 9,7 and 3 and he engaged them all. He gave us a good tour of the museum which really brought to life the Roman story, which my eldest is doing at school so hopefully something might stick in the memory bank! He let the kids play with the weapons and wear... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We went to this in August this year. First tip, do not book via Viator, it's very expensive to do it that way. Phone the school direct and you will save about £40, possibly more. I would also recommend asking what sessions are busier as I think you will get more out of this if you go with a few... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A small group of friends decided to give this a go as part of my Stag do activities. Its located down the Appia way so you need a cab to get there. Our host was a very genial chap and extremely informative. We started with some background history on the Romans, and looked at examples of siege weapons and fighting... More 

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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

I went with my husband and 21 year old and 13 year old boys. Worth mentioning here that my 13 year old was in full arm plaster cast from previous ski accident! Anyway we were not too sure what to expect but the boys absolutely loved it! At first we learnt tactics, strategy, armour and history of the gladiators. We... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

A short trip out of the city and you will be thrilled that you made the effort. Be ready to get hands on training and interesting information about what it was like to be a Roman Gladiator and why the smaller Romans were able to overpower the much larger Barbarians. Our "Gladiators" knew how to involve both young and old... More 

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