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Ca d'Zan Mansion

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Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
Phone Number: 941 359 5700
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This is a must see! What a beautiful spot in Sarasota. To see how the Ringlings lived in such a georgous home. Highly recommend to spend the day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Middletown, New Jersey
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Middletown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is a must see! What a beautiful spot in Sarasota. To see how the Ringlings lived in such a georgous home. Highly recommend to spend the day.

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Bronxville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The decor in the Ca d'Zan Mansion is just perfect for the setting. The Mansion sits on the water. In the salon is a piano which is played by a pianist, at first you think it's a player piano when you walk in.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I'm not usually big on peeking at homes and lifestyles that I'll never be able to afford, but I found this mansion rather fetching. Perhaps it was the backstory of the Ringling family and the circus or perhaps it was the beauty of the place and its setting, but I was very happy that I took the time to see... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Took the Basic Tour along with the Private Places Tour and was amazed. Not only did I see the home, but I learned so much about the Ringlings, all in a very casual atmosphere. The docents were excellent. The home beautiful. And the story, amazing. This should be a DON'T MISS when in the area.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

John Ringling's mansion - Ca d'Zan (House of John) - is set inside the grounds of the Ringling Museum - and well worth a visit and tour. (Mr. Ringling is one of the Founding Father's of Sarasota, FL.) The grounds are wonderful as well - especially the view from the bay-side patio behind the mansion.

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

A beautiful mansion on beautiful Sarasota bay. This unique Ringling home, which was the setting for the Ethan hawk, deniro, paltrow film is a must see when in Sarasota.

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Villages, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was the winter home of John Ringling. In addition to the regular admission which includes the first and second floors, we purchased the "Private Places Tour" which enabled us to see the additional floors and the Belvedere Tower. What a gorgeous view from there. The tour is well worth it.

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Fort Myers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most unique and beautiful homes I've ever toured. It made me envy John Ringling to have gotten to live in such an amazing place.

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Sarasota, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Situated on Sarasota Bay is a lovely mansion that housed the Ringling family during winter retreats from circus performances around the country. The tour of the estate is very informative and worthwhile.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very interesting home of the Barnum's. Keep as they had it, with many original furnishings in a beautiful setting with perfectly manicured grounds. It is by the water with an impressive tower, in Venetian style showing the Mozarabic influence with arc pointed windrows. It was very interesting tio see how the popularity of the circus allowed this family the riches... More 

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Additional Information about Ca d'Zan Mansion

Address: Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
Phone Number: 941 359 5700
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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