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Ca d'Zan Mansion

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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Step back in time

A beautiful historical home on the water. The details of the home are incredible. Take your time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lrenee212
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Tallahassee
Beautiful Setting and Lovely House

We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the location of this home. Decide ahead of time which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sheilal921
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Albany, New York
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Ca' d'Zan is one of the venues at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The home of the circus king and his wife, a couple from humble mid-western origins, Ca’ d’Zan stands as a testament to the American Dream of the Roaring Twenties. Inspired by and designed in the Venetian Gothic style of the palazzos that ring the Venice canals, this dazzling palatial mansion perfectly captures the splendor and romance of the Italy the Ringlings so loved. Please visit ringling.org for Ca' d'Zan tour times and admission info.
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5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful historical home on the water. The details of the home are incredible. Take your time walking through as you may miss some of the smaller more personal or unique parts of the home. The interior is as spectacular as the exterior, although it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the location of this home. Decide ahead of time which tour you want to go. But even if you don't go inside, be sure to allow time to enjoy the gorgeous views. The house is very interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh, what a beauty! We had a great guide with a wonderful perspective and the staff was very helpful. A definite if you are going to the museum. So glad that we went.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The docents who give the mansion tours are experts in their fields, volunteers, and cannot be thanked enough for sharing this special destination and its details with those who book the tours. This time was even more impressive than my previous visit. It should also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first floor of the mansion is a self guided tour that you can pay an extra $10 above admission price to the museums. The mansion is beautiful but I’m not sure I’d pay to tour it again. The grounds are included in the museum...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ca dZan is a fantastic home on the Ringling Circus Museum property. The family's home is one if several reasons to visit this wonderful facility. The Circus museum, Art museum, beautiful gardens and banyon trees, plus Ca dZan itself make this a great day of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great mansion to visit if you're in Sarasota. Depending on the tour you choose (John's Tour, Mable's Tour or combined). No photos are allowed but you'll get beautiful memories of the place, especially the Venitian terrace with its view on the water....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk the grounds for free. The rose garden which Mable Ringling established is terrific and the mansion is fabulous. It’s a nice way to spend the day away from the beach.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, consider to come Monday, Art museum will be free, that save you 25$ parking, free but you cannot find space near gates, and the gates near Art pavilion is closed, you have to walk a little to the entrance. Then you will be greeted...More

Thank FisherManGreg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John and Mabel Ringling created a Venetian style mansion on Sarasota Bay. There are three tours: John’s Tour, Mabel’s Tour and the combined tour. Take the combined tour, and leave time for the gardens. Do not miss the Rose Garden.

Thank Michael F
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Meldean T
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Response from anncapny | Reviewed this property |
Don’t remember. They would have it inline
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MickeyC312
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
No fee to just visit the grounds and gardens
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nulyanovsky
December 16, 2017|
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There is no charge for entrance to the grounds and out buildings .
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