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Roman Gladiator School: Learn How to Become a Gladiator provided by Gladiator School of Rome

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Roman Gladiator School: Learn How to Become a Gladiator

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Become a gladiator for a day by going to the Roman Gladiator School experience in Rome. This hands-on lesson includes tuition in fighting techniques using authentic weapons, and a chance to wear a gladiator tunic and belt. This Gladiator School is located close to the Colosseum, so it's the perfect spot to re-energize, and swap sightseeing for something more interactive.
  • Visit the Roman Gladiator School and learn gladiator fighting skills
  • Ideal for families—this experience is suitable for children aged 6 and up
  • Great photo opportunities—wear traditional gladiator clothing
  • Flexible experience—lots of daily times to choose from
Important Information
Departure Point
Via Appia Antica, 18, 00179 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2 hour class to become a Roman Gladiator in a Day
  • Lessons are instructed by members of the Historic Group of Rome
  • Drink
  • Gladiator clothing and weapons hire for the duration of your lesson!
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and beverages, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marcus Price wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Fantastic experience in every way. The teacher was friendly and funny and my son and I really enjoyed it.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Sandra C wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
'Titus' was amazing. It was a truly enjoyable experience, engaging and lighthearted while delivering a history lesson. Fantastic for kids, teenagers and adults. We enjoyed this attraction after spending a morning at the Vatican, it was a nice way to finish a big day.
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Date of experience: December 2019
L_M_in_Mass wrote a review Jan 2020
Mass, USA19 contributions3 helpful votes
Our guide/coach was incredibly knowledgeable, personable and funny! As a family of 4 with a grumpy teen (and enthusiastic 10 year old) we all learned so much about gladiator life. On a weekday in slow season, we ended up with a private class, which was pleasant. We arrived a
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Date of experience: January 2020
Dad of 5 wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
What a fantastic experience. We have 4 boys 13, 11, 10, and 7 and a 4 year old Daughter. Our instructor did everything in a manner that entertained everyone while keeping it age appropriate. While My daughter didn’t officially participate, he found a way to involve her and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Doug T wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
I went to this school with my 13 year old son during a 2-week trip to Italy and France. When asked for his favorite moments from the trip, Gladiator School made it into the top 3 (skiing in Alps and yummy yummy food were the other 2 so this school was in very good company)
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Date of experience: December 2019
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A very fun chance to bring history to life
A very fun couple of hours learning more about gladiators and getting chance to show off our fighting skills - afte
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Great fun, see past the exterior and join in!
I booked this for our family with a 6 and 9 year old. The group leader was great fun and had us laughing from the s
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Gladiator school in Rome, amazing bonus to our trip in Rome
A real must for young and old, mix of learning and loads of fun with great instructors who have a passion for shari
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Really good fun
Was a little apprehensive about booking this due to the price, but just though ‘when in Rome!’ However, really enjo
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Educational, interesting and too much fun!!,
This was attached to a tour of the catacombs at St. Sebastian’s. We didn’t choose this, but OK, we’re willing to
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Highlight of my boys’ trip to Rome
We participated in a 2 hour gladiator training session. My two boys (11 and 8) could not wait, and it did not disap
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Kratos, Olympus and Tytanus
Very good time for kids. Initially main attraction supposed to be training, but short visit in to armoury / museum
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Chrissie Gomez T
We love Emanuelle. He was a great gladiator and was very accomodating to my husband and his disabilities. We high
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Jamie F
Hail Brutus
We went Sunday and had a great time. The organisers where very friendly and obviously love doing their roles. Great
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Learning and laughter!
My group of four, ages 53-62, had a great afternoon learning about the history and times of gladiators. We were l
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Catherine B
Roman Holiday But Not as You Know It
We were advised to do this activity in the evening (as were in Rome in August); however, this meant that we were al
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Wonderful experience
We are a family of 4 from the UK, our children are 9 and 12. We booked the Gladiator School for Monday 12 August at
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My kids’ favorite part of our vacation!
My (very lucky) son was turned 7 while we were vacationing in Rome. We decided to try Gladiator School for his birt
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Very Nice Show
The performance of the Gruppo Storico Romano is really worthwile a visit. First you get some history, based upon co
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Alud J
Great Family Fun!
We visited the Gladiator School with our three children. The welcome we received was very polite and friendly. We
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  • Gladiator School of Rome
  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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