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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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Incredible journey thru the life and times of John and Mable Ringling

Ca d'Zan Mansion on the grounds of the Ringling Estate was the home of John and Mabel Ringling. With its Moorish features, it was designed to resemble a grand home on the canal in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Ca d'Zan Mansion on the grounds of the Ringling Estate was the home of John and Mabel Ringling. With its Moorish features, it was designed to resemble a grand home on the canal in Venice. You can tour the home which is fabulous and you can feel the presence of John and Mable as the very knowledgeable guides guide you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is worth the price to be able to tour this house of John and Mabel Ringling. The rest of the museum I could have skipped because I was so bored.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Attraction is nice with scenic views but I'm glad I went years before when you could tour the whole building for one price. Now they try to nickel and dime you by charging to see the 2nd floor. Staff was rude.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very awesome mansion. This is a very cool place to see. You can spend over an hour just admiring the mansion from the inside. Spend another on the outside while you sit in the shade or next to the ocean breeze. A must do for anyone visiting Sarasota. You will spend the whole day to see it all. Good location... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I live 40 miles south of this attraction. However it is a mandatory visit for all of my out of town guest to visit. We normally spend 3-4 hours here and so should you.

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Englewood FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful mansion, grounds and views with a guided tour you learn a lot of the what the owners were like and the history.

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Estero, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were so impressed! Need I say more? No, you must go and experience this masterpiece yourself!!! It was the experience of a lifetime and hopefully we will return in December to celebrate my husband's birthday!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This Gothic/Venetian Mansion is in a beautiful setting and is well worth the entry fee on its own. However you also get to see the beautiful gardens, amazing circus museum and a superb international art gallery all for the same price. Fantastic

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Similar to touring Boldt Castle (Alexandria Bay, NY - 1,000 Islands) or the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC you get to see the opulence of how well the very rich people might have lived many years ago. Like Boldt Castle had been vandalized after being abandoned, Ca d'Zan was apparently in very poor condition before the state of Florida undertook... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Built in 1926, this is an opulent mansion. Liked to see the furnishings of that period. It is a beautiful home. It is included in the Ringling Museum admission but if you want to see the 2nd floor it's an extra $5 and the guest quarters/3rd floor/servant quarters it is an extra $20. It is a beautiful mansion perched on... More 

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Additional Information about Ca d'Zan Mansion

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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