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“Beautiful place to visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ca d'Zan Mansion

Ca d'Zan Mansion
5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
941 359 5700
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Ranked #2 of 49 Attractions in Sarasota
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I loved seeing this beautiful home. I plan to return real soon for another visit to see the art collection.

Visited August 2013
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new york
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good slice of life of rich history”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Collection is far from best but it is charming and warm in character. Since the admission is already sky high, splurge $5 on the docent tour and get a nice decent background on the decoration mania.

Visited August 2013
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“A must see for the romantics”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Loved it all,took the private tour,pricey ($34) but worth it.
Ca d'Zan has been fully restored to it's original state,with original furnishings and lighting!(that alone is incredible),
even has a marble cam ode!
What an interesting couple they must have been.

Visited July 2013
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Spring Hill, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful mansion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We had been here once before, but a large portion was closed for renovation at that time. This trip the entire house was open for viewing. We took both the basic docent tour and the private areas tour. It was well worth the extra price. We were able to view every room in the mansion as well as partake of the view from the tower. What a spectacular view from the top! The painted ceilings, furnishings, architecture filled with details, and the view over the water is amazing. The Ringlings left their winter residence to the state of Florida and it is definitely worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Highland, Illinois
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“Magnificient Mansion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The view from the back patio is magnificient. The outside exterior is creative and unique. Inside is a real treasure and a must see.

Visited July 2013
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