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If you are touring Rome with elementary school or middle school aged kids (especially boys), I'd strongly recommend it - a great break for them from looking at ancient ruins, but they do sneak in some educational content in the tour of the gladiator "museum"...More
We had a lovely time at the gladiator school. It’s not big and flashy, but they have a great patter. We went in the evening after a long day, but our instructor, Titus, worked really well with the kids to keep them interested.
I was a little apprehensive about this activity. Upon arrival to the venue, first impressions weren’t good. The driveway is messy, and the gladiator school needs a good tidy up. Also there were mosquitoes- we all got bitten, and there was no toilet seat.
I had read about this in a list of things to do in Rome with kids, I had read the reviews and was expecting to have a little fun. I didn’t realise how much fun we would all have! The instructor was very informative and...More
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
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
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
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