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“Beautiful” 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 126 things to do in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Florida
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is part of the Ringling Museum grounds and entry comes with the regular ticket (you can buy extra upstairs entry there as well). The ground floor is included. Lovely grounds and great view of the water. Definitely see this while at the Ringling Museum and don't forget to view all of the films about the Ringlings. Very interesting.

Visited August 2013
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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“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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“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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“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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