Hiremagalur, a part of Chikmagalur
Town, is a center of education, trade and commerce. It has an Ishwara temple with a 4 ft huge statue of Jademuni. The temple also features a Yoopastambha installed by King Janamejaya during his serpent sacrifice. The fort and its moat, Parashuram
shrine and ancient Ram
temples are other prime attractions.