- YKN Tattoo Studio
Artist Thant Zin Win aka Kalar has about nine years experience in applying tattoos. His colorful and realistic creations have gained him popularity among men and women in the city. His customers are mostly local but some are foreigners.
Address: No.35B, Ground floor, Kyaung Street, Ahlon Tsp
Phone: 09 731 07245, 09 253 667475
- Ka Gee Tattoo Studio
Since beginning his career in 2012, Ka Gee has become famous among local youth and Myanmar celebrities for his art. Respected for his professionalism and tattoo knowledge, as well as his tradition Myanmar artworks with a modern twist, Ka Gee is always busy and appointments must be booked at least one month in advance.
Address: No 16,4A 4th Floor, Kwet Thit St, Yay Kyaw, Pazundaung Tsp
Phone: 09 254 316 668
- Phyu’s Tattoo Studio
Phyu is a famous female tattoo artist who began tattooing 2012 and established her studio in early 2015. She concentrates on black/grey and old-school designs. Her customers are mostly local women and occasionally foreigners. Prices start from $35 and booking is recommended for this in-demand artist. Address: No.1238. 5/7, Byatmaso Street, South Okkalapa TspPhone: 09 512 4992
- Red Indian Tattoo Studio
“Death” style tattoos (skulls, snakes, raging ghosts etc) are the specialty at artist Nyan Naing Min’s studio, which he has run for five years. Other types of designs are also no problem, as his many customers – local and foreigners, particularly Filipinos and Canadians – can attest. He charges depending on the size and design of the art and prices start from USD$10. Advance booking is preferable.
Address: No.380, Ground Floor, Banyadala Road, Tamwe Tsp
Phone: 09 422 452253
- Golden Dragon Tattoo Studio
Ye Kyaw Myat started this business in early 2012 and later partnered up with fellow artist Myat Ko. They focus on photo realistic designs but also practice others and sometimes supply their designs to other studios. They charge by the price of the artwork rather than the length of the session. Prices start from USD$35 and appointments are preferable.
Address: 232, 2nd floor, Maha Bandula Park Road (Upper block), Kyauktada Tsp
Phone: 09 516 1379
- G3 Ink Tattoo Studio
Three years into his career in 2006, Naing Gyi established this studio with artist partner Win Htut. They specialize in Myanmar traditional and cultural tattoos, creating their own designs but also helping customers’ mold their ideas before getting inked. Naing Gyi produces about 15-20 designers per year. Prices depend on the size and design, and start from $30. Advanced booking necessary.
Address: No.6, First Floor, 147th Street, Tamwe Tsp
Phone: 09 509 4148
- Rebel Ink Tattoo Studio
Artist La Paing started his business in 2006 and specializes in portraits and custom-made designs. Prices start from $20.
Address: No 353/4th, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Tsp
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- Heaven Tattoo Studio
Since 2013, Heaven Tattoo Studio has created portraits, Myanmar art themes and tattoo cover-ups. Artist Ko Zaw Gyi is passionate about designs that use traditional motifs. All year long customers locals pour in for work although foreigners visit in the high season. Prices start from $80, advanced booking recommended.
Address: No.390, Nga Moe Yate (6) Street, Thingangyun Tsp
Phone: 09 431 73743, 09 970 907460