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.




  • Adatara-yama

    5,636 ft / 1,718 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Adatara-yama is a 5,636 ft / 1,718 m mountain peak near Motomiya, Fukushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 245th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Aino-dake

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

    Aino-dake is a 10,463 ft / 3,189 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • Aka-dake

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

    Aka-dake is a 9,512 ft / 2,899 m mountain peak in the Yatsugatake Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 25th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Akagi-yama

    5,997 ft / 1,828 m • 0 summits • Gunma, Japan

    Akagi-yama is a 5,997 ft / 1,828 m mountain peak near Ōmama, Gunma, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Gunma and the 168th highest mount...

  • Akaishi-dake

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

    Akaishi-dake is a 10,236 ft / 3,120 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 8th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Amagi-san

    4,613 ft / 1,406 m • 0 summits • Shizuoka, Japan

    Amagi-san is a 4,613 ft / 1,406 m mountain peak near Itō, Shizuoka, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 8th highest mountain in Shizuoka and the 400th highest mo...

  • Amakazari Yama

    6,167 ft / 1,880 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Amakazari Yama is a 6,167 ft / 1,880 m mountain peak near Itoigawa, Niigata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 173rd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Arashima-dake

    4,997 ft / 1,523 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Arashima-dake is a 4,997 ft / 1,523 m mountain peak near Ono, Fukui, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 319th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are K...

  • Asahi-dake

    7,513 ft / 2,290 m • 5 summits • Hokkaidō, Japan

    Asahi-dake is a 7,513 ft / 2,290 m mountain peak near Kamikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Hokkaidō and the 96th highe...

  • Asama-yama

    8,425 ft / 2,568 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Asama-yama is a 8,425 ft / 2,568 m mountain peak near Komoro, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 48th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are S...

  • Azuma-kofuji

    5,594 ft / 1,705 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Azuma-kofuji is a 5,594 ft / 1,705 m mountain peak in the Azuma Mountain Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 237th highest mountain in Japan. The neares...

  • Azumaya-san

    7,723 ft / 2,354 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Azumaya-san is a 7,723 ft / 2,354 m mountain peak near Suzaka, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 76th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are ...

  • Bandai-san

    5,698 ft / 1,737 m • 3 summits • Japan

    Bandai-san is a 5,698 ft / 1,737 m mountain peak near Inawashiro, Fukushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 220th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Chokai-san

    7,336 ft / 2,236 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Chokai-san is a 7,336 ft / 2,236 m mountain peak near Nazımiye, Tunceli, Turkey. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 91st highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks a...

  • Daibosatsu-mine

    6,627 ft / 2,020 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Daibosatsu-mine is a 6,627 ft / 2,020 m mountain peak near Enzan, Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 152nd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Daisen

    5,673 ft / 1,729 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Daisen is a 5,673 ft / 1,729 m mountain peak in the Chūgoku Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 227th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks a...

  • Ena-san

    7,188 ft / 2,191 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Ena-san is a 7,188 ft / 2,191 m mountain peak in the Kiso Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 100th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are...

  • Gassan

    6,509 ft / 1,984 m • 2 summits • Yamagata, Japan

    Gassan is a 6,509 ft / 1,984 m mountain peak near Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Yamagata and the 151st highest ...

  • Goryu

    9,232 ft / 2,814 m • 1 summit • Nagano, Japan

    Goryu is a 9,232 ft / 2,814 m mountain peak near Ōmachi, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Nagano and the 36th highest mountain...

  • Hachimantai

    5,292 ft / 1,613 m • 1 summit • Iwate, Japan

    Hachimantai is a 5,292 ft / 1,613 m mountain peak in the Ōu Mountains in Iwate, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Iwate and the 295th h...