The mountain district of Mie Prefecture, to the east of Nara, has traditionally been an important strategic point linking the southern part of Lake Biwa to Nara and Ise, in Mie Prefecture, developing both as a traffic and information network. Ninja, the special confidants of samurai communities, advanced in places such as this region's towns of Iga and Koka.
From Tokyo :
[Rail] 1h 45 min from Tokyo to Nagoya Station by JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line, and 1h 35 min from Nagoya via Ise Nakagawa Station (Kintetsu Nagoya Line) to Akame-guchi Station by Kintetsu Osaka Line. 10 min from Akame-guchi Station to the Akame-daki.