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Ca d'Zan Mansion

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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Beautiful

I visited the mansion with ou-of-town friends and we were all "wowed" by the mansion and the art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathryn F
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Columbia, South Carolina
Beautiful mansion to tour through

The most beautiful mansion I have ever been to. Take the extended tour if you or stay longer to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diana W
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Sarasota, Florida
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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 1 week ago

I visited the mansion with ou-of-town friends and we were all "wowed" by the mansion and the art work. Good choice for visiting friends!

Thank Kathryn F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful mansion I have ever been to. Take the extended tour if you or stay longer to watch the sun set from the dock.

Thank Diana W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ca d'Zan Mansion is truly a work of art with a breathtaking view of the Sarasota Bay. It is worth taking a tour, and if you are able to do stairs, I would suggest that you take both Mable's Tour (1st Floor and 3...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the combo Mabel and John Tour. I booked ahead over the phone. I especially loved the old photographs. Sadly Mabel dedicated so much time to designing this house but only spent 2 winters here before she passed away. The playroom was probably my...More

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ringling mansion is righ on Sarastoa Bay and has a very large outside are great for special events. The house is a masterpiece of design, furnishings, paitings and finishes. Hard to imagine someone buidling such a large house today

Thank Gary E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mansion is well worth a visit but I must complain that it is getting harder and harder to see it all as there have been increasing restrictions (perhaps understandable) that have put sections off limits. If it is possible to get up to the...More

Thank obelisk12017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to Ca d'Zan, which we had visited before, to take two specialty tours (John's Tour and then, Mable's Tour). The standard tour covers only the first floor, which in itself is wonderful. John and Mable's tours then explore that second and third floors...More

Thank James W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stainglass was incredible! The age if the property is amazing. The tile work, the cools, and the sea wall make this a must see when you are on the west coast of FL.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The winter home of John and Mabel Ringling, Ca d’Zan (Venetian dialect for “House of John”) was built and furnished by European craftsmen in grand style. One must take a timed tour with a guide, to prevent overcrowding, so be sure to sign up in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the day here on a recent trip tp Siesta Key. Fascinating history and gardens. Really enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Thank Matt_UKTX
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Meldean T
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Response from anncapny | Reviewed this property |
Don’t remember. They would have it inline
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MickeyC312
17 February 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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17 December 2017|
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There is no charge for entrance to the grounds and out buildings .
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