Gladiator Barracks in Pompeii, Italy - Encircle Photos

23 Gladiator Barracks in Pompeii, Italy

Quadriportico dei Teatri was the Gladiator Barracks when it was built around 80 BC. It was surrounded by a portico supported by stone Doric columns and contained small bedrooms. Each one could accommodate two warriors. Other rooms included a kitchen and dining room. Numerous artifacts were discovered including helmets, armor and swords. In the foreground is a large central courtyard. It was used for training and occasional demonstrations. In the background below the cypress trees is a section of the Large Theatre.


Viale delle Ginestre & Via Stabiana, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy


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