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Ca d'Zan Mansion

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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The history and tour is very interesting.

I have enjoyed the tours of the property and have attended many events that are held at the Ca... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
402craige
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Sarasota, Florida
‘Old Sarasota ‘

Nice portrait of the circus world. Well worth a visit to this reasonably priced exhibition. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TrevorGillott
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Ca' d'Zan is one of the venues at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The home of the circus king and his wife, a couple from humble mid-western origins, Ca’ d’Zan stands as a testament to the American Dream of the Roaring Twenties. Inspired by and designed in the Venetian Gothic style of the palazzos that ring the Venice canals, this dazzling palatial mansion perfectly captures the splendor and romance of the Italy the Ringlings so loved. Please visit ringling.org for Ca' d'Zan tour times and admission info.
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5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have enjoyed the tours of the property and have attended many events that are held at the Ca d’Zan. The views of the Sarasota bay and the beauty structure itself are worth a visit.

Thank 402craige
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice portrait of the circus world. Well worth a visit to this reasonably priced exhibition. Nice standard of food on site make this whole deal a do not miss event

Thank TrevorGillott
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had been to Ringling previously for an International Arts Festival in the fall and got to see the circus museum, the theatre and several great performances. We had lunch at the cafe, too. But there wasnt time on that trip to our the mansion...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and historic home to see! The guides are excellent and full of fun facts and historic information.

Thank SRQBeach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful mansion with tons of unique pieces and luxuries that the Ringlings had in their winter home! Outside views of the house are also picture perfect- be ready for the tons of picture opportunities.

Thank Karla M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit! I loved the home. The Ringling winter residence was one of a kind. The tile and marble work is a wonderment all by themselves.

Thank Summer R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited at the end of our day, so were worried we might have to rush things but as it was, the basic self tour doesn't take that long as you only have access to the ground floor. Some of the site and building are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can go to the Ringling without touring the Ca d'Zan Mansion! You need to experience what life was like for this wonderful family who gave so much back to Sarasota.

Thank lalie619
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tower being worked on so no tours up there right now. Pool is being redone (used to be a 10ft deep pool back in the day) into a reflecting pool (2 ft) and they said it should be done end of August? I bet it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with many pieces of beautiful Art. Right on the ocean where you can over look the water. Would go back again.

Thank Joanne K
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Meldean T
May 7, 2018|
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Response from anncapny | Reviewed this property |
Don’t remember. They would have it inline
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MickeyC312
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
No fee to just visit the grounds and gardens
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nulyanovsky
December 16, 2017|
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There is no charge for entrance to the grounds and out buildings .
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