Hazara Rama Temple is a shrine in Hampi, dedicated to Lord Rama. An important shrine in Hampi, it is small but is located in the center of the royal area. It is said to be the private temple for the then kings and the royal family of Vijayanagar.
The temple is well known for its bas relics and panels depicting the story of Ramayan. It was built in 15th century. What was built as a simple structure went through some renovations and is now a temple with open porch and beautiful pillars.
It is unique in many aspects. The name of the temple means a thousand Rama and refers to the myriad of relics in honor of the deity. The walls tell the story of Ramayan. The outer walls are decorated with the bas-relics of Rama and Krishna.