Custom Walk-in Tattoos

The summer season is coming and for most of you the desire to make custom walk-in tattoos in Berlin reaches its peak. Below we give you some hints for how to best approach a custom walk-in tattoo. Such as, what it’s possible to do as a spontaneous tattoo and when is it better to book …

Tamatori hime, the “jewel-taking princess”

Tamatori hime is the nickname of a legendary ama – a pearl diver. She dove down to the bottom of the sea to retrieve a priceless lost jewel. There are just a few heroines in Japanese mythology. That’s why we think it’s a very special motif for a Japanese tattoo in the form of a …

Japanese tattoos in Berlin

What better place than at Good Old Times to get yourself some Japanese tattoos in Berlin? With passion and experience we are committed to offering the highest quality Japanese tattoos in the city. The Japanese art of tattooing has its roots in the Japan of ancient times. Sit back, make yourself comfortable and get ready …

Kyōsai : The Israel Goldman Collection

On June 18, 2022 Good Old Times flew to London. We checked out the stunning exhibition “Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection” that took place at the Royal Academy of Arts. Kawanabe Kyōsai was one of the most exciting Japanese painters of the 19th century. We had the pleasure of discovering his work – some of …

Good Old Times Tattoo welcomes you!

Welcome at Good Old Times Tattoo Berlin. We have listed down the most important shop rules that allow us to offer you the best tattoo experience possible. First read, then come and get it 😉 Minimum age 18 We do not tattoo minors, even if accompanied by their parents.  It’s no secret that your skin …

Appointment deposit

We put all our love, passion and twenty years of experience into preparing your tattoo designs. To make sure you get the most out of your experience here at Good Old Times Tattoo, please read our blog post carefully to learn more about the appointment deposit rules. Non-refundable appointment deposit Unfortunately in the tattoo world …

Tattoo consultation

Curious to know more about a typical tattoo consultation here at Good Old Times Tattoo? Read below and learn more about it. UNIQUE TATTOOS In a world where everything is the copy of a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy we stand for unique tattoos, made for unique people. How would …

The Chinese Shuihu Zhuan

Ever heard of the Chinese Shuihu Zhuan? For most people, it probably sounds like the menu of their favourite Asian restaurant. However, few people know that these are Chinese Robin Hoods. They are the model for the Japanese Suikoden of the 18th century.  Shuihu Zhuan – more than just a fairy tale The Shuihu Zhuan …

The Koi – A cult tattoo and its prominence

When it comes to the Koi, short form for Nishikigoi, almost everyone has probably heard of this fish. Whether you are a fan of fish studies or have noticed its popularity as a tattoo motif, Kois are having a cult status in today’s culture and not just in Japanese. How the Koi turned into a …

Rock of Ages

“Rock of Ages” is a popular Christian hymn written by the Reformed Anglican minister Augustus Toplady. It is also one of the most famous traditional tattoo motifs. The story behind this classic begins in 1763. Augustus Toplady, a priest from a small village in England, was wandering from village to village when he unexpectedly caught himself in …