Hiriyur is a town situated on the Mumbai
-Bangalore National Highway
, the National Highway 4. This place houses Mari Kanive, the oldest dam in Karnataka
Mari Kanive is an architectural masterpiece built across the Vedavati River. The Vedavati River
of Hiriyur is the major water source for the people of Chitradurga
districts. There are several rural markets in this town. Tyaramalleshwara Temple, erected in 1466 AD, is the major point of attraction at Hiriyur.
Bangalore International Airport
is the nearest airport.