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10 City-Themed Tattoos That Show How Much Yelpers Love Where They Live



Happy National Tattoo Day! Whether you’re fully inked up or still just searching for that perfect design to brand your skin with, just about everyone can appreciate a blog full of fun, permanent art to gawk at. Local is kind of our thing, so we scanned the site in search of some of the best city-themed tattoos Yelp users have shared with their communities across the country. In no particular order, here are a few of our favorites!

San Francisco

We’ll start in the city where we’re headquartered with Lyle Tuttle. He bridges the gap between skin and San Francisco landmark with this Golden Gate inspired design. “If you want fun, easy going, salt-of-the-earth individuals to tattoo you with expertise (especially in the traditional style) this is the right place for you.” – Sara S

Chicago

At Chicago Ink & Body Piercing they take their sports as seriously as their tattoos. Just take it from Jannis W, who had some choice words to share about her artist, Axe. “This kid is a genius.  He is incredibly artistic and passionate.  Although he does not talk a whole lot he’s there, and he gets it.”

Nashville

Alicia F shows some love for her hometown with this simple, yet slick design. She “could not be happier with the finished product” and will definitely be referring Kustom Thrills Tattoo, and Nathan specifically, to others!”

Houston

Estee A has similar feelings about her “very first tattoo.”  Her artist, Jessica, at Texas Tattoo Emporium was “welcoming and helpful” and totally understood that to her Houston is a lifeline.

Seattle

Isabelle H “couldn’t be happier” with this skyline she got done at Hidden Hand Tattoo.  It shows all her favorite sides of Seattle and needle-less to say, we think it’s got the perfect Spacing!

Las Vegas

Steven A‘s Sin City salute represents the ultimate Las Vegas debate. Fortunately, at Club Tattoo red, black, green, and every other color is a winner!

Oakland, CA

Jane T got a “very special Oakland-centric tattoo” done at Bell & Iron.  Her artist, Joe, really “understood the significance of it” and brought it to life with beautiful color combinations.

Philadelphia

You can really feel the love from this Liberty Bell done by “Don ‘Mother****ing’ Juan” at Philadelphia Eddies Tattoo 621. Yes, that’s really his name and LJ S confirms he does “super quality work.”

New York City

Hand Of Glory Tattoo Studio really makes This Brooklyn Bridge piece pop with bright colors and a beautiful balance. It definitely goes hard.

New York City

Lady Liberty lives permanently on some lucky customer’s bicep. Skin Deep Tattoo Beautiful placement of one of NYC’s most famous landmarks.

Interested in getting your own local tattoo? Search your city for the best shops here!

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