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Gladiators have been an integral part of the history of Italy and especially of Rome. The Gladiator Show in Rome looks to keep this culture alive and spread it to all the corners of the world. Based on ancient Rome, this show aims to give an authentic experience of the gladiator fights which used to happen a few decades ago. This show uses all authentic armours and weapons which weigh a lot of kilos. To make the experience even more you are seated just three metres from where all the action is taking place. This close proximity to the fight increase the thrill of this show. This attraction has been an integral part of the city of Rome for a few years and attracts numerous tourists every year. The gladiator fights are made an even more immersive experience by the music, light and other effects. This show is designed to make your heart race with all the action happening just a few feet away from you and this show lives to its promise making it one of the most exciting attractions in Rome. The Gladiator Show is definitely worth your time on your next visit to Rome.
Experience authentic gladiator fights at the Gladiator Show
The arena is the most happening place of the entire attraction. The gladiators are played by enactors who suit up in real armours which weigh quite a lot. The weapons used by the gladiators are real as well. The fight between the gladiators lasts a while and the thrill of it a lot more. The fight takes place just a few feet away from you which increases the thrill of the fight. The music and light effects during the fight just enrich the experience. This historically and culturally rich experience stays true to its roots by being authentic.
Before the fight starts, the armour and the weapons are on display. During this period the visitors are encouraged to put on the armours and hold the weapons to click away all the pictures they can. This is a famous pre-fight activity that all the visitors look forward to. The authentic weapons are the same ones used in the fight and the thrill of holding them is an amazing experience.
After the fight and all the photographs are done with, the visitors are taken on a tour of the Interactive Museum of Legion. This museum is all about the culture and gladiator fights. The museum lists all the trivia about these gladiator fights and explains the origins of it as well.
After the fight and the tour of the museum, the visitors are taken for a wine tasting experience. This experience is about tasting the various wines of Italy. This session also teaches you the correct way to drink the wine to make the experience even more immersive.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets to the Gladiator Show are available online as well as at the attraction. Booking online is what we recommend to avoid disappointment and long queues.
How To Get Around?
The arena can be reached by a taxi and it is the quickest way to get there. These taxis can be hailed from any part of the city.
What Should I Wear?
Casual and comfortable clothes are your best option. Avoid anything too fancy.
Best Time to Visit
September to November and April to May are the best periods to visit Rome as the weather is extremely pleasant during this period. The crowds are also comparatively less during this period which enhances the experience.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, a guide is not required.
How To Get There?
Rome is reachable by both road as well as by air. There are buses plying to other cities in Italy from all over the city. The airport also has flights to other major cities at regular intervals.
Carry a bag of essentials like water and it is recommended to apply sunscreen before you leave.