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Scuola Gladiatori di Roma

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Address: 18 - Appia Antica Street, 00179 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 00 39 06 5160 7951
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Gladiator School

Our boys had an absolutely fantastic time today at gladiator school, made all the more special by the enthusiasm and passion for Roman history of their gladiatorial tutor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Si H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our boys had an absolutely fantastic time today at gladiator school, made all the more special by the enthusiasm and passion for Roman history of their gladiatorial tutor, "Marcus Vallerius". I would recommend this experience to any family visiting Rome. Grazie mille per una giornata indimenticabile!

Thank Si H
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really fun experience. It begins with a very cool history session about Roman soldiers and gladiators -- complete with a cool display of weapons, armor, and other artifacts. Then you start your training! Our trainer was so friendly and so fun and our kids loved learning their gladiator moves. At the end, we all got to 'battle'... More 

Thank juliehgrant
Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is really the place worthwhile visiting with kids! It offers great history explanation about the age of gladiators as well as great practice. It last approx 3 hours, but it's full of fun and activities. You don't stop! Just make sure you wear something you don't mind getting a bit dirty. It's fun for kids as it is for... More 

Thank Marimiri
Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My family of 6 loved our experience. We ranged from 72 to 10 years old and it was fun for us all. When we pulled up (off of Via Appia for you history buffs) we were approached by a man who looked like he just walked off the set of Spartacus. He was ripped and instantly engaged my two kids... More 

Thank Jeff W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our family of five (2 teenage daughters and 8 year old son) had a great time! The gladiator training was fun and the museum was very interesting with lots of Roman history and gladiator gear! We initially booked this for my 8 year old son, but the entire family had a blast!

Thank Annabelle P
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Most American children can only handle so much history or art, but this activity lets them be kids and learn as well. Kids are taught about the gladiators first and then learn fighting techniques (wooden swords) by a gladiator (the guy really looks the part). Staff was great and water was included. It is easiest to take a taxi and... More 

Thank TinaEducator
Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We went with our 2 sons (ages 7 and 11). Happy that we got reservations at the last minute. The first 60 minutes is a walk through the museum, and the history and stories behind the artifacts. The second hour is the actual gladiator training in the arena. It's a great way for kids to actually experience some of the... More 

Thank Chicago_visitor1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My boys and I participated in this event on our first full day in Rome. Our instructor Alexandria was fantastic and made it enjoyable for both families. We learned about Roman soldier and gladiators, got to try on some helmets and swords, then finished with a fun hour of training and sword work. My boys said they had a great... More 

Thank GrantO13
Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Expect to get sweaty and a little dirty, wear athletic attire. Kids had a great time.

Thank Paulpallal
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

My kids were so excited to visit this school. Our gladiator guide and instructor was very informative. He first took us into the museum to teach us about the history of gladiators and legionnaires, then into the ring for practice and duels. The kids loved trying to best each other and my hubby. My youngest is two and couldn't participate... More 

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