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Become a Roman Gladiator: Gladiator School

by Gruppo Storico Romano Duration 2h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $65
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Channel your inner Russell Crowe as you don authentic Roman attire and learn to use realistic weaponry. Learn how to become a gladiator at one of Rome's modern-day gladiator schools with a lesson that is not only historically accurate, but also a whole lot of fun.

Head along the ancient Appian Way to a school with its very own dueling arena. Start off in the adjoining Gladiator School of Rome Museum, where you get a little background on the history of gladiators, while getting close to authentic Roman artifacts, including swords, shields, and armor.

Next, step into your traditional military tunic, belt, and leather gloves, and then grab your training sword and gather around as you're shown you the techniques used in a sword battle—in complete safety. Your teacher is a member of the Historic Group of Rome.

Once you've mastered your technique and been put through the paces, you can even take part in an optional tournament with your fellow gladiator students, where a prize is given to the ultimate warrior. And if you don't feel up to the activity, you can choose to watch your friends or family from the viewing gallery free of charge.

Channel your inner Russell Crowe as you don authentic Roman attire and learn to use realistic weaponry. Learn how to become a gladiator at one of Rome's modern-day gladiator schools with a lesson that is not only historically accurate, but also a whole lot of fun.

Head along the ancient Appian Way to a school with its very own dueling arena. Start off in the adjoining Gladiator School of Rome Museum, where you get a little background on the history of gladiators, while getting close to authentic Roman artifacts, including swords, shields, and armor.

Next, step into your traditional military tunic, belt, and leather gloves, and then grab your training sword and gather around as you're shown you the techniques used in a sword battle—in complete safety. Your teacher is a member of the Historic Group of Rome.

Once you've mastered your technique and been put through the paces, you can even take part in an optional tournament with your fellow gladiator students, where a prize is given to the ultimate warrior. And if you don't feel up to the activity, you can choose to watch your friends or family from the viewing gallery free of charge.

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Become a Roman Gladiator: Gladiator School

Activity Location

Gladiator School of Rome (Gruppo Storico Romano)

Via Appia Antica, 18

Rome

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Gladiator School of Rome (Gruppo Storico Romano)

    Via Appia Antica, 18

    Rome


Highlights

  • Realistic training on how to become a Roman gladiator

  • Authentic clothing & weapons for a true-to-life experience

  • Safe & thrilling re-enactments of combat in Roman times

  • Lessons given by members of the Historic Group of Rome

  • Exciting & educational activity for all ages


Inclusions

  • 2-hour Roman gladiator lesson

  • Beverages

  • Gladiator clothing and weapons

  • Admission to the Gladiator School of Rome Museum


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Please select the correct booking option for your total group size. If you select an option that does not match the total number of travelers in your group, your booking maybe cancelled and you will be asked to rebook the appropriate one.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


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4.9 out of 5

5/5 Feb 21, 2018

This was an awesome experience. It is a little outside the city so plan your travel time accordingly. It also seems like it’s on your middle of nowhere. Our guide was awesome and very knowledgeable. He was funny. The first half is spent in the museum learning about gladiators, the armor, Roman Army, etc. the second half is where the real fun begins. Wear sneakers!!!! Lol. It was physical so comfy shoes is a must. My kids, husband, and I had so much fun learning the different moves and trying them on peach other. We also got really nice certificates at the end. I would recommend this to ANYONE while visiting the city.

Jennifer L M

United States