Taschen

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12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 4LY
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Mon & Tue 10am-6pm, Wed 10am-7pm, Thu & Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 12noon-6pm

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TaschenGlossy, coffee table books are what speciality book store Taschen do best. From art to architecture, film to fashion, every glamourous topic is covered and the beautiful books are just begging to be bought at this well lit bookshop in Duke of York Square. Lovers of art and design who will be drawn to Taschen can combine a trip to the bookshop with a tour of the Saatchi Gallery which is conveniently located bang opposite, and free to look around.

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Opening and closing times for Taschen

Today (Monday) Taschen closes at 18.00

Monday:

10.00
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18.00

Tuesday:

10.00
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18.00

Wednesday:

10.00
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19.00

Thursday:

10.00
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18.00

Friday:

10.00
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18.00

Saturday:

10.00
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18.00

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00

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Underground Stations

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Sloane Square Tube Station
3 minutes walk
South Kensington Tube Station
13 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Victoria Railway Station
14 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Whitelands House Pure Parking
2 minutes walk
Bourne Street Pure Parking
4 minutes walk

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