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Ca d'Zan Mansion

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Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
Phone Number: +1 941-359-5700
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Beautiful Splendor

This is John and Mable Ringling's mansion that has been very well kept and maintained. It is like stepping back in time to the days of early Sarasota, and the bay right off of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is John and Mable Ringling's mansion that has been very well kept and maintained. It is like stepping back in time to the days of early Sarasota, and the bay right off of the mansion is beautiful as well. The grounds are as beautiful as the home; and don't forget the museum as well, so many works of art... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really need at least a day to see everything in this property. You get the museums for the basic entrance fee. Lots of history from the gilded age and priceless works of art from different centuries. Touring The mansion is separate from the general admission. Mansion is a must see! For an additional $10, you get to walk thru... More 

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New Port Richey, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to get into! you get wristband when you purchase tickets at start of museum but you have to go to special place in mansion building to get tour tickets. You can do own tour, no docent, but remember to give your tickets to outside docent...they don't tell you this. Do the docent tour...on specific hours each day...great information. Beautiful... More 

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The Villages, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John Ringling did a generous job of preserving many fancy furniture and arts do not forget to climb to the top of the tower, even at extra admission cost.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I first went to Ca D'Zan before it was renovated. I have been there many times since then. The interior is even lovlier then before and our tour was quite Informative. The socond floor is fun to see. What views and what an amazing piece of history.

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Norcross, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk the the house is quite extraordinary. There are banyan trees throughout the property, as well as an African sausage tree, which drops vines from its top branches with flowers on them. One of the banyan trees on a side path has taken over a statue which is just peaking out from its grip. Walking the stone path you... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Sarasota,<Lido Beach>. Toured John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art . Ca' d' Zan is the home they built. There is also a museum of Art an a Museum of his Circus history. Would suggest at least 4 hrs. for all.His Art collection could take you hours alone. Unreal place. Believe on 24 acres , There are also... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to go to the museum but it was about to close so we just took a walk on the grounds. The trees, vegetation and gardens on the property are very pretty and peaceful to stroll through. The Mansion itself is a beautifully unique building, especially considering it's location by the water. Definitely good for photos, special events or... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to attend a beautiful wedding ceremony at the Ca d'zan mansion. Although the ceremony and reception were in the gorgeous outdoor grounds and gardens, we were allowed to walk through the mansion. It is an unbelievable sight. I plan to return when we can take our time to examine the details

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prices vary according to how many floors you want to visit in the main house. Beautiful house with manicured gardens, statues and water features. Excellent circus museum. Some broken and chipped floor tiles on balcony of house have not been replaced. Also some renovation work to balustrades has not been completed in the original style. Work has been completed in... More 

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