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“Maybe the Best Part”
Review of Ca d'Zan Mansion

Ca d'Zan Mansion
Ranked #4 of 148 things to do in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed April 4, 2013

I love the Ringling Museum, but this might be the best part. The docents are knowledgeable and helpful, the building's beauty speaks for itself. Truly a gem, even just to sit on the 'patio.' Beautiful, historic, and representative of Sarasota.

Thank 134PP
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

I will never view the circus the same. What a great tour, lots of information and great views. My whole family enjoyed every minute. Everybody we encountered was very friendly and helpful as well.

Thank 543RyanL
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

Just returned from Easter vacation in Sarasota.. One day we spent a tour of John and Mable Ringling Mansion ... An amazing lady from England gave us an unbelievable tour... The grounds and the home were very well taken care of... Mable's rose garden is a must see... Take the complete tour - see all the bedrooms.. dining room .. game room ... and don't miss the TOWER... the view in breath taking...

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Take the mansion tours. I do it over every year. Its a great experience with 1920's opulence and people stories.

Thank Islandman46
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

I had no idea how wealthy the Ringling brothers got to be at the peek of lives. Sad story how they had all worked together to amass such a fortune between theirselves, to only in the end of their lives such a tradegy./ The city of Sarasota gained so much from these people by being the recipient of such a gift as they were given from this family. The mansion sits on the bay and is just breath taking to say the least. A beautiful home and grounds. If you appreciate wonderful views of the ocean and marvelous Architecture you will enjoy a tour of this place and grounds.

Thank Georgia H
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