Where To Get A Tattoo In Mumbai

Tattoo artist at work | © DaMongMan/Flickr
Tattoo artist at work | © DaMongMan/Flickr
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30 November 2016

Planning to get inked? We have rounded up a list of Mumbai‘s top tattoo parlors for you to get your own body art. Affordable, safe, and creative, these five parlors are every bit equipped to take care of your needs.

Inks and Needles

Inks and Needles is one of the oldest tattoo studios in the city, and its continuing popularity is a testament to the quality of the work they provide. Founded by Chirag Jhala, a self-taught artist with over ten years of experience, the studio guarantees to satisfy you with a unique work of art regardless of how big or small you want your tattoo to be.

Inks and Needles, Phase D, Shastri Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai, India, +91 22 4010 6953

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Body Canvas Tattoos and Piercings

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Founded in 1998, Body Canvas is one of the biggest tattoo parlors and piercing studios in the city. Founders Vikas and Micky Malani are passionate about creating quality, risk-free, and professional environments for people to get inked, and they have assembled a team of highly skilled and experienced artists from around the world to do so. The studio also does tattoo removal procedures, cover-up tattoos, as well as piercings. With branches in Delhi and London and plenty of celebrity patrons, this is one of the finest places in the city to get a tattoo.

Flying Lotus Tattoo And Piercing

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Located in Andheri West, this popular tattoo parlor features some of the most talented tattoo artists in the country. Custom designed, elaborate, and multi-colored tattoos, as well as life-changing cover-ups of old tattoos, are a daily affair here, so you can feel more than safe letting them execute your ink dreams.

Aliens Tattoo Studio

This 11-year-old studio in Andheri takes professionalism, quality, and hygiene just as seriously as it takes creativity and artistic skill. Led by Sunny Bhanushali, the team of well-trained and highly creative artists has consistently carved a spot for themselves as one of the premier institutions of its kind in the city. As an added advantage – Aliens Tattoo Studio’s space, with its tasteful and cozy décor, is an inviting, calming environment for anyone a little edgy about the process.

Aliens Tattoo Studio, Aram Nagar, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, India, +91 22 2888 5209

Naughty Needles Tattoo Studio

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Founded by Akshay Raja and Vijay Shah in 2010, the studio has grown to be one of the most trusted tattoo parlors in the city. Naughty Needles Tattoo Studio places a strong emphasis on hygiene and safety, plus a dedication to creating original, unique designs. With branches in Thane and Goregaon, they also feature a tattoo training institute, which offers basic, advanced, and crash courses.