Taschen

 
 
ADDRESS
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 4LY 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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 (Thursday) Taschen closes at 18.00

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18.00
 
 

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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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11 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 3 minutes from Taschen
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10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
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London > Shopping > Books
10 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 23 minutes from Taschen
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
39 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
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London > Shopping > Department Stores
Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, London SW1W | 1 minute from Taschen
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Taschen
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Taschen
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Taschen
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Taschen
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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London > Nightlife > Bars
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London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Taschen
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London > Business > Venue Hire
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Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

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Theatre | Until 1st November 2014 

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Inspiration Awards for Women
Exhibitions | On 2nd October 2014 

Cadogan Hall 3 minutes walk from Taschen

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd October 2014 

Barts 7 minutes walk from Taschen

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Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

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Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

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Horst: Photographer Of Style
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Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

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Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

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Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

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