You don't have to be an architect to appreciate the beauty of architecturally inspired body art. Check out this list of stunning tattoos compiled By Bored Panda to see what we mean. In it you'll find a plethora of examples of how architecture can influence body art in ways you wouldn't imagine. From intricate inkings of buildings and minimalist lines to beautiful geometric designs and panoramas of well-known cityscapes, the tattoos below will give you plenty of ideas if you're thinking about getting some new ink done. Which one do you like the best? Let us know in the comments below, and don't forget to vote.

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Ana-Maria Dan 2 years ago

Sailor Moon?! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bBpiHJm3t0

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#2

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Prince-Nux 2 years ago

Beautiful tattoo, but it's not gonna age well. Small ink tends to bleed together over time.

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#3

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Yashica Sadam 2 years ago

This is just gorgeous.

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#4

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Nene Smith 2 years ago

BUT YOU DIDN'T HAVE TO CUT ME OFF

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#5

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Fade effect, or wearing a watch effect?

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#6

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HauntedForests 2 years ago

So simple, yet so pretty.

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#7

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Annabell 2 years ago

For a photo like this I would have cleaned my fingernails 🙈

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#8

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Beautiful colors

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#9

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Danny Lee 2 years ago

Ok I need to get something like this! I was raised in Pittsburgh (or you can say the city is my "roots") But now I live in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, which I believe will forever be my home. :)

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#10

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Cobraul2 2 years ago

I want a body like that. :))

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#11

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Ana-Maria Dan 2 years ago

Double exposure for the win - I love how the turets almost become a crown...

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#12

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Potato Panda 2 years ago

I love all the colors and intricate designs. So pretty!

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#13

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

That's a world-class tatt.

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#14

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Alicja T 2 years ago

St. Mary's Basilica in Kraków? :)

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#15

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Sandra La Madeleine 2 years ago

This one is my favourite so far.

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#16

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Selina Ali 2 years ago

Fraser lol

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#17

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Lisa-Marie Dhondt 2 years ago

Such joy in this picture, love the whole thing!

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#18

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Christine Della Rocco 2 years ago

Love the picture!!

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#19

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Ana-Maria Dan 2 years ago

I hope that's henna otherwise I would hate to think of all the pain she endured only to have them fade away! Very cool anyway...

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#20

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TOG/ACOTAR😍 2 years ago

Shaved off the arm hair for this pic ;)

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#21

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Suits her well, but some odd shading and lines

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#22

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Annabell 2 years ago

Is this the same motive like the tattoo on the feet and the hands a few posts above?

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#23

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Simon Barbara 2 years ago

Stockholm 😍

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#24

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Cam Almeida 2 years ago

Notre Dame <3

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#25

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#26

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Empire State Building

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#27

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Looks like a Simpson character's face on the left side of the staircase

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#28

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

I love boob chandeliers

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#29

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DancingToMyself 2 years ago

All that "pretty" colours will fade away.

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#30

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Jade Lorreni💜💙 2 years ago

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Why does it look like it is wrapped in clingfilm

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#31

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Melissa Kuskowski 2 years ago

Nasty toenails geez

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#32

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Helen Burgess 2 years ago

frank lloyd wright?

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#33

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Dunno...looks like the local mall

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#34

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Steve Bowman 2 years ago

Is it finished already?

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#35

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#36

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Joe Kelley 2 years ago

If only it had started with "no sleep till..."

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#37

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Tammy Chapman 2 years ago

Gorgeous!!

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#38

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Lisa-Marie Dhondt 2 years ago

If I had the budget, I would love to do my back in this style, I love these!

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#39

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Charlie Jallans-Daly 2 years ago

London Baby!!

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#40

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#41

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DancingToMyself 2 years ago

Someone couldn't stop sneezing?

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#42

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#43

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Becki Errington 2 years ago

Love the way this is city on one side, nature on the other. Beautiful!

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#44

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Dawn Frank 2 years ago

The arm make the tattoo more round which looks more life like

#45

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#46

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Dawn Frank 2 years ago

This one is beautiful!! I love how it's in a box!!!

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#47

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Dawn Frank 2 years ago

I like the Statue of Liberty sticking out as the stem, this tattoo is very creative

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#48

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Debra Starr Moon 2 years ago

Reminds me a little of an Escher painting

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Wendy 2 years ago

Interesting, but topography is not architecture.

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#50

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Donna Mixon 2 years ago

Way off balance

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#51

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Philip Condron 2 years ago

quality

#52

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Can he make the spire wiggle?

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#53

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Laura Rudgers 2 years ago

I like how it looks unfinished..

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#54

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Debra Starr Moon 2 years ago

I love the clean lines of the man-made trestle bridge against the free-form beauty of nature. Very pleasing to my eye. I keep wanting to look at this one.

#55

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#56

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#57

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Couldn't take my eyes off the lower right mystery thing

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#58

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Лилия Ангелова 2 years ago

The best one so far! Loooooove it

#59

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Wendy 2 years ago

Architecture?

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#60

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Donna Mixon 2 years ago

Wait a second... the Space Needleis a copyrighted image.

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#63

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Steve Bowman 2 years ago

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The circle of life?

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#65

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Dawn Frank 2 years ago

Would colours like this fade?

#66

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Dawn Frank 2 years ago

Nice post lol

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#67

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Charlie Jallans-Daly 2 years ago

Love this one

#68

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#69

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#71

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Wendy 2 years ago

The burj khalifa will have to wrap around his arm at this scale. :-)

#73

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Luck Yeah 2 years ago

Treasure trail is kinda distracting.

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#74

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Dawn Frank 2 years ago

The duck thing is really cute

#75

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Steve Bowman 2 years ago

Finally Escher.

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#76

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#77

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John Roads 4 months ago

Prince of Persia!

#78

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#79

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Mimis Nachbarin 2 years ago

again?

#80

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#82

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Chelsea Bates 2 years ago

Ow

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#83

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