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Tattoo gallery: View our slideshow of the best Paris tattoo artists

The best Paris tattoo parlours for a Gallic inking adventure

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© Céline Astorg

Paris tattoo gallery: Tin-Tin Tatouages

The self-taught maestro Tin-Tin and his five assistants run one of Paris's most renowned tattoo parlours, as famous for the easygoing charm of its owner as for its inking artistry.

To see more of Tin-Tin's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Céline Astorg

Paris tattoo gallery: Tin-Tin Tatouages

To see more of Tin-Tin's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Abraxas

Paris tattoo gallery: Abraxas

With its classy, somewhat sterile decor, and its sidelines in jewellery and piercings, Abraxas boldly announces its distance from the hordes of squalid tattoo parlours whose bad hygiene have given the industry a dirty name.

To see more of Abraxas's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Abraxas

Paris tattoo gallery: Abraxas

To see more of Abraxas's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Bleu Noir

Paris tattoo gallery: Bleu Noir

Enter Bleu Noir, and you're first confronted with a small exhibition space and a shop that sells local artists' oeuvres.

To see more of Bleu Noir's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Bleu Noir

Paris tattoo gallery: Bleu Noir

To see more of Bleu Noir's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Sailor Roman

Paris tattoo gallery: Sailor Roman

In the comforts of his boutique in the 11th, Foucher paints the skins of the Navy Seals and ship captains who flock to him in droves...

To see more of Sailor Roman's work and read our full review, click here.


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© Sailor Roman

Paris tattoo gallery: Sailor Roman

To see more of Sailor Roman's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Mystery Tattoo Club

Paris tattoo gallery: Mystery Tattoo Club

If you're looking for an elegant design in an intimate setting, Mystery Tattoo Club is a good bet.

To see more of Mystery Tattoo Club's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Mystery Tattoo Club

Paris tattoo gallery: Mystery Tattoo Club

To see more of Mystery Tattoo Club's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Hand in Glove

Paris tattoo gallery: Hand in Glove

With his colleagues Fabrice and Hugo at his sides, Romain daubs his dermatological designs on clients in the know, with the stated ambition to try out all kinds of styles.

To see more of Hand in Glove's work and read our full review, click here.

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© Hand in Glove

Paris tattoo gallery: Hand in Glove

To see more of Hand in Glove's work and read our full review, click here.

Whether you're browsing for ideas or ready for your inking session, we've visited some of the top Paris tattoo studios to meet the artists and check out their work. Scroll through some artwork below and see if any of the styles inspire you...

Tattoo art in Paris is also the subject of a mammoth convention, Mondial du Tatouage, which returns to the Grande Halle de la Villette for its third edition on March 7-9 2014.

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