Japan's 100 Famous Mountains

The most well-known peak list in Japan, published by Kyūya Fukada in the 1964 book Nihon Hyakumeizan. Selection based on 3 subjective criteria: grace, history, and individuality.




  • Mount Fuji

    12,388 ft / 3,776 m • 38 summits • Shizuoka, Japan

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku is one of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains". It is often cited as the most climbed mountai...

  • Kita-dake

    10,476 ft / 3,193 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, Japan

    Kita-dake is a 10,476 ft / 3,193 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Yamanashi and...

  • Oku-Hotaka-dake

    10,466 ft / 3,190 m • 1 summit • Nagano, Japan

    Oku-Hotaka-dake is a 10,466 ft / 3,190 m mountain peak near Hotaka, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Nagano and the 4th highes...

  • Aino-dake

    10,463 ft / 3,189 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, Japan

    Aino-dake is a 10,463 ft / 3,189 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Yamanashi and...

  • Yariga-take

    10,433 ft / 3,180 m • 2 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Yariga-take is a 10,433 ft / 3,180 m mountain peak near Hotaka, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Nagano and the 6th highest mo...

  • Mount Warusawa

    10,305 ft / 3,141 m • 0 summits • Shizuoka, Japan

    Mount Warusawa is a 10,305 ft / 3,141 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Shizuoka, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Shizuoka ...

  • Akaishi-dake

    10,236 ft / 3,120 m • 1 summit • Shizuoka, Japan

    Akaishi-dake is a 10,236 ft / 3,120 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Shizuoka, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Shizuoka an...

  • Mount Ontake

    10,062 ft / 3,067 m • 2 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Mount Ontake is a 10,062 ft / 3,067 m mountain peak in the Ontake Volcano Range in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Nagano and...

  • Shiomi-dake

    9,997 ft / 3,047 m • 0 summits • Shizuoka, Japan

    Shiomi-dake is a 9,997 ft / 3,047 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Shizuoka, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Shizuoka and ...

  • Senjoga-dake

    9,949 ft / 3,032 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, Japan

    Senjoga-dake is a 9,949 ft / 3,032 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Yamanashi a...

  • Norikura-dake

    9,927 ft / 3,026 m • 2 summits • Gifu, Japan

    Norikura-dake is a 9,927 ft / 3,026 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Gifu, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Gifu and the 16th ...

  • Tate-yama

    9,892 ft / 3,015 m • 1 summit • Toyama, Japan

    Tate-yama is a 9,892 ft / 3,015 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Toyama, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Toyama and the 17th ...

  • Mount Hijiri-dake

    9,885 ft / 3,013 m • 0 summits • Shizuoka, Japan

    Mount Hijiri-dake is a 9,885 ft / 3,013 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Shizuoka, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 7th highest mountain in Shizuok...

  • Tsurugi-dake

    9,839 ft / 2,999 m • 0 summits • Toyama, Japan

    Tsurugi-dake is a 9,839 ft / 2,999 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Toyama, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Toyama and the 20...

  • Kaikoma-ga-take

    9,734 ft / 2,967 m • 0 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Kaikoma-ga-take is a 9,734 ft / 2,967 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 7th highest mountain in Nagano and ...

  • Kisokoma-ga-take

    9,698 ft / 2,956 m • 0 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Kisokoma-ga-take is a 9,698 ft / 2,956 m mountain peak in the Kiso Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 8th highest mountain in Nagano and th...

  • Shirouma-dake

    9,620 ft / 2,932 m • 0 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Shirouma-dake is a 9,620 ft / 2,932 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 9th highest mountain in Nagano and the 2...

  • Yakushi-dake

    9,600 ft / 2,926 m • 1 summit • Toyama, Japan

    Yakushi-dake is a 9,600 ft / 2,926 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Toyama, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Toyama and the 26...

  • Washiba-dake

    9,593 ft / 2,924 m • 1 summit • Nagano, Japan

    Washiba-dake is a 9,593 ft / 2,924 m mountain peak near Ōmachi, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 10th highest mountain in Nagano and the 27th highest ...

  • Aka-dake

    9,512 ft / 2,899 m • 0 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Aka-dake is a 9,512 ft / 2,899 m mountain peak in the Yatsugatake Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 13th highest mountain in Nagano and th...