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Scuola Gladiatori di Roma

18 - Appia Antica Street, 00179 Rome, Italy
+39 06 5160 7951
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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 24 reviews
"wooden swords"
in 13 reviews
"great fun"
in 15 reviews
"all ages"
in 12 reviews
"roman soldiers"
in 9 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 6 reviews
"hour session"
in 4 reviews
"dirt road"
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"mini museum"
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"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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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have young kids, I think this is worth it. But, if you are an adult only party, or one with older teens who fashion themselves as being mature (we were five with our youngest being 18), this experience is not for you. Being...More

Thank Dr David J P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun. We did learn a lot about roman soldiers and gladiators fighting technics. As for the physical training part of the tour, it was ridiculous in a way, but great if you have kids. Otherwise, book this without any expectation in mind but...More

Thank J-DAllegrucci
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have kids (or even if you don't), this is a must do. Our kids, ranging from ages 12-17 had a great time. There were a lot of laughs and the kids were wiped out. David, our Gladiator trainer, was engaging, and funny. You...More

Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this gladiator training with our 3 boys - aged 10, 8, 5. We all had a great time. It was very personal and hands on and our group only consisted of us and another family. We chose to walk to the location from...More

Thank LBRMN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must do if in Rome with family. Informative, engaging and fun. Friendly staff. Would be great if booking on the website is more straight forward, but that did not take away from the experience.

Thank Feras K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boys (8 & 11) and I really enjoyed the School, particularly the all in family sword fight at the grand finale. Our trainer - "Tiny" - was very engaging with the children and was more than happy to share his own war stories from...More

Thank TomSuthers
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 12, 2018 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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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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