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“marble house”(300 reviews)
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“gilded age”(113 reviews)
In Newport, RI, the leading architects of the 19th and early 20th centuries built magnificent mansions for the nation's social and financial elite. These "summer cottages" provided the backdrop for a society centered on sport, fashion and parties in...more
Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 3 days ago

How the other half lived!! These houses are something else. All grand in location architecture and size and you sense a lot of 'keeping up with the neighbors' in the designs. Definitely in a class of their own. Some were simply stunning, some gaudy, but...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gorgeous street! All of these mansions are breath taking. If you have time, park and walk around Bellevue to really take in the details. We attended a wedding at Rosecliff and I was blown away. We also had dinner at The Chanler. Don’t...More

Thank MaineSailor28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakers, Marble House and the Elms were the 3 that we visited, Purchased our tickets online prior to our trip and saved a lot of time at each.As amazing the architecture and design and decor of each, the locations and grounds deserved as much attention...More

1  Thank endlessummer7084
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started by doing the cliff walk alongside the beautiful mansions, such lovely scenery, we stopped at the Welcome Centre where they have a café, toilets and you can buy your tickets. It was an extremely hot day, the grounds were lovely, as we had...More

Thank holidaymad49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was such a shame we couldn’t stay longer to visit all these amazing mansions, cause amazing they surely are. The sheer size of some of them, their locations and layout.... Perfection! Knowing what era they came from, their looks & amenities... WOW! Enjoy some...More

Thank Raff-Daff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got the visit 5 mansions pass, and were so glad we did. We were able to visit 4 of the mansions and will be keeping our tickets so that some time in the future we will be able to go back and see the...More

1  Thank Ann S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have learned so much during this activity about Newport history and also US history since all these estates were owned by folks who have crafted the US. The breakers and marble house were breath taking! Get a pass at the city's visitors info center...More

Thank Pierre C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mansions are in a world of their own! So many of them available to see (from the outside only for most of them) all within a collected area. They are all breathtaking. They all wanted to outdo each other. And only for a 2...More

Thank Travelingagain1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Newport for a few days in July and took everyone's advice and booked a tour of a Newport Mansion. We chose to see The Breakers. Wow! It was one of the most amazing tours I have ever been on. The elegance, the opulence,...More

Thank IsabelladeTrenck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Newport Rhode Island to see one of the mansions. The breakers was the one we chose but you can get a pass for all five of the mansions. Really interesting history. Your given a self guided tour.

1  Thank Terry C
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Response from Pierre C | Reviewed this property |
They do offer a tour which is very well structured and allows you to do it at your own pace but there was no diner involved in our package or that I have heard about. Cheers,
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14 June 2018|
Response from Ebru A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, If you are not in Newport, you can visit to the website "getyourguide". I believe that you can find the detailed explanations. Have fun, Ebru
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