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Ca d'Zan Mansion

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Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
Phone Number: 941 359 5700
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Beautiful mansion

I was there for an event, check times before going. The art, furniture and architecture is worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Tina O
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there for an event, check times before going. The art, furniture and architecture is worth it.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is real work of art, architecture shows true love and dedication towards his wife love for equisitive taste.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This former home of John Ringling is filled with beauty, stories and makes you feel the opulence of the era. If you go, take the private tour, including the private places tour. They are well worth the extra expense.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ca d'Zan Mansion is fit for royalty as a small guest house to accommodate close friends and is the Crown Jewel of the great John Ringling complex beautifully built overlooking the great Sarasota Bay .The beauty of this mansion needs to be experienced from a boat and by self-guided tour to learn its splendor and the spectacular detail lavished by... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really cool place to visit in Sarasota and learn about the history of the circus and John and Mable Ringling. They have live bands there outside as well during season on Thursday nights I think, we went last year and it was a lot of fun. Definitely make time to see this place if you come here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Touring Ca d'Zan Mansion is part of the total experience when visiting The John Ringling complex at 5401 Bay Shore Road in Sarasota, Florida, which also includes the Ringling Museum of Art, the Bayfront Gardens, Historic Asolo Theater, an educational center and the Ringling Circus Museum. But Ca D'Zan, or House of John, the Ringlings' home, is the centerpiece. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the house from top to bottom and were amazed with everything we saw. I would definitely recommend seeing this Sarasota jewel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic, self-guiding admission for the first floor is included with Ringling entrance fees. It is only open certain hours. Second and third floor tours are an additional $10 per person. The home and views are amazing. Originally the 1924 home cost $1.5 million to construct. Today it is likely priceless. Likely the craftsmanship skills are not even available.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mansion is so cool, on the inside and out!! When we went this week, it was very hot outside. But it was worth the walk to see this place. It's really cool to check out if you are in town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ringling mansion is a testament to the love John Ringling had for his wife Mable. An absolutely gorgeous mansion built right on the water. The view is amazing. No children so he lavishly spoiled his wife.

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