Tattoos are in no short supply around campus. Athens hosts a number of tattoo shops for residents looking to get their first tattoo or add on to those they already have. The number of visible tattoos to be seen around campus makes it easy to forget that body ink has only recently become commonplace, especially for those in professional environments. To get a better understanding of how the stigmas around tattoos have evolved, we asked three professors with ink about their own experiences and changes they have seen in the academic sphere concerning employees with tattoos.
The history of tattoos dates back thousands of years, but you don’t have to wait that long to book an appointment. Luckily, Athens is home to a good amount of tattoo and body piercing shops, all with their own, distinct atmosphere and of course — pricing.
Here are six tattoo shop options Athenians and visitors to the Classic City might want to check out.
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