The 11 Best Tattoo Studios To Get Inked At In Bangkok

The 11 Best Tattoo Studios To Get Inked At In Bangkok

For centuries, Thai warriors were tattooed before battle to protect them from their enemies, and sacred tattoos (Sak Yant) are an inherent part of Thai culture.

One of the most famous temples known for those sacred tattoos given by monks, using a single long thin needle, is Wat Bang Phra in Nakhon Chai Si District (Nakhon Pathom).

However, Thailand's tattoo landscape is not limited to traditional tattooing. In fact, there is a multitude of modern tattoo studios with highly talented and experienced artists, working on state-of-the-art equipment.

In case getting inked in Bangkok is on top of your list, then consult the list below, which rounds up, in no particular order, the 11 Best Tattoo Studios to get inked at in Bangkok.

Inkception

Long-standing studio and one of Bangkok's most famous. Five resident artists with lots of expertise, including Japanese, Full Color, Portraits, Black & Gray, Maori, and more. Call one week ahead for an appointment. Rates start at 1,500 Baht.

Siam2nite / Kan
Inkception
Siam2nite / Kan
Inkception
Siam2nite / Kan
Inkception

Location:
Lido Theater (2 fl.), Siam Square
(Closest BTS: Siam)

Opening Hours:
Daily, 2pm-10pm

Contact Details:
Call 089 059 7111

MIMP Tattoo

Award-winning tattoo artist with spacious studio at nightlife hotspot RCA. Over 10 years experience, with expertise in Thai and Japanese designs. Call ahead 1-2 days to 1 week, depending on the size of the desired tattoo.

MIMP Tattoo
MIMP Tattoo
MIMP Tattoo
MIMP Tattoo
MIMP Tattoo
MIMP Tattoo

Location:
RCA Block C
(Closest BTS: Thong Lo)

Opening Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday, 3pm-9pm

Contact Details:
Call 095 949 1778

Tattoo OD Studio

Boutique studio at the entry of Thonglor, by Petchy (Bangkok Invaders). Features four resident artists, each with different specialization. Rates start at 2,000 Baht. Schedule tends to be tight, booking in advance is recommended.

Siam2nite / Kan
Tattoo OD Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Tattoo OD Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Tattoo OD Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Tattoo OD Studio

Location:
Sukhumvit Soi 53
(Closest BTS: Thong Lo)

Opening Hours:
Daily, 1pm-9pm

Contact Details:
Call 02 662 5153

Lone Wolf Studio

Specialist for minimalistic & delicate designs, and geometric & thin lines. Does not accept walk-ins. Bookings have to be made far in advance (up to 1-2 months). Rates start at 1,000 Baht, but the final price depends on size and details.

Siam2nite / Kan
Lone Wolf Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Lone Wolf Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Lone Wolf Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Lone Wolf Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Lone Wolf Studio
Siam2nite / Kan
Lone Wolf Studio

Location:
Sukhumvit Soi 101, Punnawithi Soi 3
(Closest BTS: Punnawithi)

Opening Hours:
Daily, 12pm-8pm (last customer)

Contact Details:
Call 089 520 0994

Klai Jakkawan

Shop with one designer and three tattoo artists. Expertise in custom design. Bookings have to be made in advance (up to 1-2 months). However, depending on the size of the tattoo, walk-ins can be possible at times. Rates start at 1,000 Baht.

Siam2nite / Ice
Klai Jakkawan
Siam2nite / Ice
Klai Jakkawan
Siam2nite / Ice
Klai Jakkawan
Siam2nite / Ice
Klai Jakkawan
Siam2nite / Ice
Klai Jakkawan

Location:
Ladprao Soi 23
(Closest BTS: Mo Chit)

Opening Hours:
Wednesday-Sunday, 3pm-8pm

Contact Details:
Call 094 675 8338

Tattoos Boom Zodat

Expertise in text tattoos and minimalistic designs. Always a tight schedule, bookings have to be made far in advance. The artist has 224k followers on Instagram.

Siam2nite / Ice
Tattoos Boom Zodat
Siam2nite / Ice
Tattoos Boom Zodat
Siam2nite / Ice
Tattoos Boom Zodat
Siam2nite / Ice
Tattoos Boom Zodat

Location:
Phahonyothin Soi 7
(Closest BTS: Ari)

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday, 2pm-7pm
Saturday - Sunday, 10am-6pm

Contact Details:
Call 083 004 0830

Black Pig

Private studio, by appointment only. Run by American-born, Thai-Japanese muralist, Luke Satoru. Expertise in using inks in retro colors, detailed designs and bold/classic tattooing. Rates start at 2,000 Baht.

Siam2nite / Ice
Black Pig
Siam2nite / Ice
Black Pig
Siam2nite / Ice
Black Pig
Siam2nite / Ice
Black Pig
Siam2nite / Ice
Black Pig
Siam2nite / Ice
Black Pig

Location:
Charoenkrung Soi 28
(Closest BTS: Saphan Taksin)

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10am-8pm

Contact Details:
Call 080 595 2999

Common Ground Tattoo

Formerly known as Six Fathoms Deep. Now located in a vintage shophouse near Saphan Taksin. Run by a group of international tattoo artists, each with different specialization. Expertise in complex custom designs. Flat rate for a 1-hour session is 3,000 Baht.

Siam2nite / Ice
Common Ground Tattoo
Siam2nite / Ice
Common Ground Tattoo
Siam2nite / Ice
Common Ground Tattoo
Siam2nite / Ice
Common Ground Tattoo

Location:
Rimklongsatorn Road
(Closest BTS: Saphan Taksin)

Opening Hours:
Daily, 12pm-10pm

Sak Lai Studio

Opened in 1997. Run by the couple Leck & Poo, who learned the craft of tattooing in New York. Expertise in custom designs, Thai style, and especially colorful, traditional Japanese tattoos. Tight schedule, book ahead 2-3 weeks. price starts at 2,000 Baht.

Siam2nite / Ice
Sak Lai Studio
Siam2nite / Ice
Sak Lai Studio
Siam2nite / Ice
Sak Lai Studio
Siam2nite / Ice
Sak Lai Studio
Siam2nite / Ice
Sak Lai Studio

Location:
Lido Theater (2 fl.), Siam Square
(Closest BTS: Siam)

Opening Hours:
Monday - Saturday, 12pm-7pm

Contact Details:
Call 081 830 8325

ALL DAY Tattoo

New, state-of-the-art studio, with highest hygiene standards. They exclusively use inks imported from the USA. Offers online booking with fast response in English. Flat rate for a 1-hour session is 3,000 Baht, minimum rate starts at 2,000 Baht.

ALL DAY Tattoo
ALL DAY Tattoo
ALL DAY Tattoo

Location:
Sukhumvit Road
(Closest BTS: Phrom Phong)

Opening Hours:
Daily, 12pm-8pm

Contact Details:
Call 098 381 4364

BKK INK TATTOO

Opened in 2009. The first studio in Bangkok to obtain a tattoo license. Their artist Ball attended the Paris Tattoo Expo 2014 and won the first prize for "Best Back Piece or Bodysuit". Rates start at 1,000 Baht, price depends on design and complexity.

Siam2nite / Ice
BKK INK TATTOO
Siam2nite / Ice
BKK INK TATTOO
Siam2nite / Ice
BKK INK TATTOO
Siam2nite / Ice
BKK INK TATTOO

Location:
Tanao Road
(Closest BTS: National Stadium)

Opening Hours:
Daily, 12pm-midnight

Contact Details:
Call 02 629 2475

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