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Ca d'Zan Mansion

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Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
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Great mansion to tour; part of the Ringling

The Ca d’Zan Mansion is on the Ringling property and you have to buy a ticket to the Ringling to get to the Mansion, and then pay extra for the Mansion tour. They only tour the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Ca d’Zan Mansion is on the Ringling property and you have to buy a ticket to the Ringling to get to the Mansion, and then pay extra for the Mansion tour. They only tour the mansion at limited times, so check the website and plan accordingly. If you are going to the Ringling, adding on the mansion tour is... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The docent-led tours are very interesting and intimate. Took the "Private places" tour and enjoyed being one of 6 people led by two docents through the house. The vault and "man cave" upstairs, as well as the tower, were memorable and worth the visit. Their insane fee structures, however, seem to be designed by a madman. Your purchase a $40/person... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely mansion. Decor reflects the interest of the Ringlings. Sweet and sad love story. Tour guide was quite informative. Particularly poignant visit with the announcement circus is shutting down.

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angouleme, france
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very busy, but worth taking a peek inside - in perfect condition & docents are very knowledgeable. Fabulous terrace overlooking the bay, where you can eat sandwich & relax.

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Pitman, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well worth the $10.00 to tour the main floor. When you're finished the tour, be sure to take in the spectacular views outside. We sat in the chairs (see photo) for quite some time just relaxing and enjoying the day.

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Lansing, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mansion is a gem! Simply beautiful inside and out - hopefully they will one day open the top floors to the tour, too. After you've toured the main floor, head outside to a spectacular view! Absolutely breathtaking. Be sure to wander the grounds and check out the rose garden and Banyan trees. There is a $10 fee to tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your taking the time to tour the Ringling spend the few extra dollars and tour there house. This was by far the highlight of touring the Ringling. It was just fascinating to see how the Ringling's lived in the 1930's. I was so impressed that everyone I meet while in siesta key I asked if they had toured the... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A look back to the past of rich and famous before the big depression. Quite a nice tour. Quite informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful mansion. Gold trimmings inside. Beautiful "stained glass" windows. Great plaza at waterfront.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tour when we went to the Ringling. Was amazing to see all the furniture and where they entertained .

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