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5 Tattoo Shops to Check Out in Downtown Richmond

Get Inked in Downtown RVA

Richmond is known for its love of all kinds of art, but wearing art on our sleeves might be our favorite way to show it off. Ranked #3 for the most-tattooed city in the US, RVA makes it easy to get inked with the best tattoo artists and shops in Virginia!

1. Cary Street Tattoo

6 W. Cary Street

Cary Street Tattoo is an appointment-only custom tattoo shop located in Monroe Ward offering a laid-back atmosphere that helps you feel relaxed before you get inked.

Open 12-8PM, Tuesday thru Saturday.

Find more information about Cary Street Tattoo here!

2. Civilization Tattoo

319 N. Adams Street

Civilization Tattoo is located in Jackson Ward and offers tattoos that are "truly hand-crafted for the individual" and combine historical elements of tattooing with current trends.

Open 12-8PM, Wednesday thru Sunday.

Find more information about Civilization Tattoo here!

3. SinnerG Tattoos

315 E. Broad Street

SinnerG Tattoos is a new addition to the thriving Art District in Richmond, Virginia. Opened in 2020, SinnerG houses a custom tattoo studio, professional piercing services, high quality jewelry, with an oddity and dark art museum/store (not to mention their Sinisteria Haunted House that comes back every Halloween).

Open 10AM-6PM, Monday thru Saturday.

Find more information about SinnerG here!

4. Two Pillars Tattoo

121 E. Main Street

Two Pillars Tattoo, located in Monroe Ward, promises a great tattoo without attitude which makes for a stress-free experience. If their talent and welcoming ways don't seal the deal for you, their gallery wall and eclectic decor will keep you entertained while you sit for your session.

Open 12-8PM, Monday thru Sunday.

Find more information about Two Pillars here!

5. Unkindness Art

220 W. Broad Street

You'll find Unkindness Art along Broad Street's Arts District offering a variety of incredibly illustrative styles among their six tattoo artists.

Open 11AM-7PM, Monday thru Saturday, by appointment only.

Find more information about Unkindness Art here!