Visit Hazara Rama Temple
The Hazara Rama Temple in Hospet, along the road to Hampi, is amongst the most popular pilgrimage sites of the area.
The Hazara Rama Temple in Hospet, along the road to Hampi, is amongst the most popular pilgrimage sites of the area. The temple, which was earlier known as the ‘Hajana Rama’, is said to have been built in the 15th century. In older times, it used to be the royal family’s private place for worship. Another interesting aspect of the temple is that it is the only shrine in the capital that has its external walls decorated with bas- reliefs.
Lord Rama and Lord Buddha are the presiding deities of the temple. The splendid carvings based on the scenes of Ramayana on the structure of the temple enlightens visitors with the rich tales of the epic. Before planning a trip to this pilgrimage site, tourists should note that:
- it remains open for visitors and devotees from 6 in the morning, till 6 in the evening every day,
- a sprawling lawn located at its north serves as a major landmark of the site, and
- though the temple is small in structure as compared to other temples of the region, yet its associated legendary tale and royal design make it worthy of a visit.
TimingEveryday: 6 am - 6 pm
PREFFERED BYGod Lovers, Spiritual Seekers, History Lovers
TIME SPENT1-2 hours
ENTRY FEENo entry fee
Best SeasonOct - March
LANGUAGESKannada and English