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Ca d'Zan Mansion

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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Great place to spend your day

This is a great place to spend the day. The Masion was amazing and you can walk the grounds around... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ronald F
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Sarasota, Florida
Takes you back in time

Everyone should see this place. Stunning property and grounds. Our favorite was the exquisite... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stacey W
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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 4 days ago

This is a great place to spend the day. The Masion was amazing and you can walk the grounds around the Mansion. It is on the bay with great views. There is also a circus museum and other things to explore.

1  Thank Ronald F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone should see this place. Stunning property and grounds. Our favorite was the exquisite "patio" overlooking the bay. What a life!! They spared no expense that's for sure. Go see it for yourself, you won't be sorry.

Thank Stacey W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want a peek at the elegant lives of the wealthy, back in the days of servants and elaborate parties, visit Ca d’Zan. You can just picture such an event while standing on the huge terrace.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely estate home. We enjoyed a docent-led tour of the first floor. You might want to make reservations to see the home in advance of your visit. Docent-led tours are restricted to a small group. I think the self-guided tour of the first floor was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolute must see in Sarasota! Life at it's most opulent in the "Gatsby Era". Excellent guided tour

Thank Joseph R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful sights in Sarasota, especially at sunset! Definitely take time to walk around the rose gardens and see all of the grounds.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the place so rich in history and so worth taking time to see this beauty. Reminds me of the great Gatsby to think just how lavishly they lived when the rest of the us was well into the depression. don't miss this attraction

Thank PattiHav
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two tours Johns which take you into more rooms and a view from the upstairs plaza. You need to climb about 70 steps to take the tour. Mabel’s tour is the most popular and covers most of the rooms and a brief history...More

1  Thank soccergirl123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tours you should not miss are the two of Ca’D’Zan, the winter home of John and Mable Ringling. Please, splurge for both the “John Tour” and the “Mable Tour”. One gives a great overview of the spectacular home (Mable’s Tour), and the other allows...More

1  Thank Jake S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely magnificent setting overlooking the water. The house is more eclectic than most of its era. Make sure you go on both tours of the house. The upstairs tour includes; John Ringling's bedroom, massage room, man cave and view from the highest point on the...More

Thank georgesimpson55
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MickeyC312
17 February 2018|
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Response from Gakeitse | Reviewed this property |
You certainly have to pay separately to go into the Mansion. I'm not sure about the Park bit but I think it's included in the main ticket price.
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nulyanovsky
17 December 2017|
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Response from Sunset47Point | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge for entrance to the grounds and out buildings .
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Sara B
12 January 2017|
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Response from dsaul01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, more of a small cafe.
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