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Gruppo Storico Romano

Via Appia Antica 18, 00179 Rome, Italy
+39 06 5160 7951
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Rome Gladiator Show at Gruppo Storico Romano
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Via Appia Antica 18, 00179 Rome, Italy
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"gladiator training"
in 7 reviews
"wooden swords"
in 6 reviews
"obstacle course"
in 3 reviews
"roman history"
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"great activity"
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"roman style"
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"history lesson"
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"recent trip to rome"
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"two hours"
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"instructor"
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"weapons"
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"helmets"
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"trainers"
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"school"
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"arena"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I signed up along with my husband and 6 year old. It was a great time for everyone. It starts out with some background on the gladiator gear they have in their small museum. You can try on helmets and hold weapons. Then training begins....More

Thank Ashley T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must with kids and adults. You will play, laugh, and learn. And the interaction your children get from the Gladiator Mirko absolutely the best there was a big size group and he handled and paid attention to every child and parent. Very...More

Thank Tabatha W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our children learned a lot here as they dressed up in gladiatorial gear, practised with wooden swords and eventually fought in pairs with padded weapons. Flamma, the gladiatrix, was the lively and highly efficient instructor, even managing to plait the girls' hair, Roman style, whilst...More

Thank JamesWall2014
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

4 teenage boys entertained informed and trained. Such fabulous experience for them. Us mams learned loads as well. It was a cold day so we could have done with somewhere warner to sit but to be fair it is rarely that cold in Rome. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I took part in gladiator training. I’ll admit, I wasn’t thrilled when my wife had signed myself and her up as well, but I was pleasantly surprised. It turned out to be a really fun way for our entire family to get...More

Thank Chad B
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was possibly the most monumental flop I have ever had the misfortune of gifting someone. The experience was designed to be a 30th birthday present from me to my partner, a man who adores both Roman history and used to do participate in renactment...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Our 8 year old daughter and our 11 year old son had a great time here. The guide was gruff and tough. Just like you'd expect a seasoned legionnaire to be. He said it like it was with the grim practicalities described and no time...More

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My 12yo son and myself attended the Gladiator School which ran for two hours. We were lucky enough to have another family included. The lesson started with an understanding of Roman culture and history through hands on experience. As well introducing what is required to...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We took our 2 tweens here the morning before we went to visit the Colosseum and it was a great way to introduce the kids to the world of the gladiators. We had Titus who was young and cool and funny, and the 6 kids...More

Thank vonnster
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Gladiator School: On a recent trip to Rome, my 10 year old grandson enrolled in the Gladiator School on the Appian Way. This was the highlight of the entire trip to Italy. The people at Gruppo Storico were friendly, accommodating, and organized. When we first...More

1  Thank Ellen20092014
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