Getting a stamp on your passport as proof of entry is not enough. These days, the Sak Yant tattoo stamp is a big trend for the visitors of Thailand. In the country where a tattoo is part of its tradition, finding the best tattoo parlours from the plethora of tattoo studios available in Bangkok can be tough. Look no further. We have summed up the best of the best just for you. Read about the best tattoo parlours in Bangkok below.
29, 38 Lat Phrao 23 Alley, Khwaeng Chan Kasem, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand
Not far from the famous Chatuchak Weekend Market, take the BTS Skytrain to Mo Chit to find the best tattoo designer and tattooists that Bangkok has to offer. Being such a popular place for tattoos, you will have to book months in advance to get a session. Then, you will have a nice chat with their resident designer to get your unique custom design. From there, you will be passed on to one of their specialists to get you inked up, depending on your design. Each with their own niches, script, retro colour work, and high detail, you will literally be in good hands. Prices here start at 1,000THB. Their opening hours are from 2pm-8pm.
ALL DAY TATTOO
710, 4 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Tan, Phrom Phong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
If you are looking for talented artists to cover up a tattoo you no longer like or a slip up you have been hiding, then this is the place where your tattoo can have a new incarnation. Get a beautifully custom tattoo with Japanese colour pieces, geometric and tribal patterns, and gorgeous lettering from their array of resident artists and regular guest artists. Prices here start at 2,000THB with an hourly rate of 3,000THB. Booking your session is easy as it is available online. Also, it’s easy to communicate with the staff as they all speak English. And, you can watch a bit of telly while getting inked – This should help in blocking out the pain and the whirring of the needle. The closest BTS Skytrain station is Phrom Phong.
BUBBLE BRAIN TATTOO N ART
Kamphaeng phet 3 Road, Chatuchak
For something more whimsical, attractive and intricate, head to the Bubble Brain where you shall find yourself in the capable hands of Natcha, Ya Bamboo, Mosy, and Nu, four, award-winning tattoo artists who are well-known in Bangkok. Here, the art statement they make comes in minimal colours and complex patterns. Open from Thursday to Sunday, from 5pm to 12 midnight, they are a 5-minute walk from the BTS Mo Chit Station.
LONE WOLF STUDIO
Sukhumvit 101, Bangkok
For simple, geometric art made up of fine lines and dot work, Lone Wolf’s ink makes a big statement that will stand out on your skin. Another popular studio that is always fully booked, be sure to plan your trip here and book at least one month in advance to get a slot. Open from 1pm to 10pm, you can get to the studio by taking the skytrain to Punnawithi BTS Station.
2/2 Sukhumvit 53
Close to the Thonglor BTS station is where you shall get your tattoo overdose. With four brilliant resident artists, you can have that customized ink of your dreams: Tribal, fantasy, Japanese, portraits.. Name it! This is the place to go if you like good shading in your tattoo. Open from 1pm to 9pm with prices starting at 2,000THB, you can get your tattoo overdose at this spot.
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