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Learn to Fight Like a Real Gladiator in Italy for Two

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Why we included this experience:

  • Learn authentic gladiator fighting techniques
  • Discover incredible stories of life in Ancient Rome

Experience description

The gladiators of Ancient Rome had it tough. Often slaves or disgraced soldiers, they were forced to fight to the death in huge arenas such as the mighty Coliseum, either against each other, or wild animals. If they survived, they had a chance of glory, but even then they knew that further battles awaited and each could be their last. Those that lived were the best fighters, well-trained in armed and hand-to-hand combat, and this exciting lesson at Gladiator School gives you expert tuition in using authentic weapons, in a safe and friendly environment.

Your Rome gift experience begins with a visit to the compact Gladiator museum where you’ll discover true stories of life as a warrior in Ancient Rome, the hardships they endured and the types of combat they engaged in, as well as epic battles that took place on major events. Then, wearing a special tunic, you’ll try out various Roman weapons and learn the art of swordplay, imagining yourself as a fearsome gladiator out to earn the praise of the Emperor!


  • Hear about life as a gladiator in Ancient Rome
  • Try your hand at sword-fighting
  • Learn stories of battles in the Coliseum

What's Included:

  • Museum visit
  • Two-hour training session
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

Good to know:

  • Meet on Via Appia Antica
  • Age, height and medical conditions may apply

Experience details

For 1 person
All year
Multiple times a day


Via della Travicella, 61, 00179 Roma, Italy
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