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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
+39 06 5160 7951
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Booked this for my daughter and she loved it. Situated on the 118 bus route from outside the Coleseum don't be put off by the fact that the school seems to be sited off the Appia Antica in what looks like an industrial estate. Our...More

Thank _davidlintin
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Well if you think this is a gimmick then don’t! 2 hours of intensive combat training is no joke! The introduction to the life and equipment of the gladiator is fascinating. Well set out with a mini museum and training ground. Our 11 and 9...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed October 20, 2017

This costs 50 euros per person and is 3km outside central Rome along a road you cannot walk along without taking your life into your hands so an extra 15 euros each way for a taxi (or the 118 bus on the way back...) Having...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

It was so much , we brought 4 kids. 14, 12, 8 and 5 , they all loved it . Lots of education and fighting !

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

We got dropped off at a corner, and it took about 10 minutes to go to the end of the street to find the Gladiator School. There was one instructor there and he was really amazing. He looked like a classic gladiator with his clothing...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

My son and I did this while visiting Rome. He's 10 and loved learning about all facets of soldier and gladiator life. Our guide, Tiny, who is anything but, was extremely knowledgeable and humorous. My son spent the next few days planning his gladiator training...More

Thank QuintTatro
Reviewed August 10, 2017

6 of us took part in the gladiator school as part of a stag do. The guide/instructor was very enthusiastic, after our tour of the onsite museum we were soon into our gladiator training which culminated in some one on one fights. Great fun and...More

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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 !
May 15, 2016|
Response from Murraymint25 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to, but really such fun. Nico is extremely polite.
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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. :)