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.




  • Zao-san

    6,040 ft / 1,841 m • 0 summits • Yamagata, Japan

    Zao-san is a 6,040 ft / 1,841 m mountain peak near Yamagata-shi, Yamagata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Yamagata and the 197th hig...

  • Tsurugi-san

    5,511 ft / 1,680 m • 0 summits • Tokushima, Japan

    Tsurugi-san is a 5,511 ft / 1,680 m mountain peak near Waki, Tokushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Tokushima and the 262nd highe...

  • O-dake

    5,200 ft / 1,585 m • 0 summits • Aomori, Japan

    O-dake is a 5,200 ft / 1,585 m mountain peak in the Ōu Mountains in Aomori, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Aomori and the 310th high...

  • 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...

  • Azumaya-san

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

    Azumaya-san is a 7,723 ft / 2,354 m mountain peak in Gunma, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Gunma and the 88th highest mountain in Ja...

  • Hiuchi-dake

    7,730 ft / 2,356 m • 0 summits • Fukushima, Japan

    Hiuchi-dake is a 7,730 ft / 2,356 m mountain peak in Fukushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Fukushima and the 86th highest mounta...

  • 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 9th highest mountain in Gunma and the 201st highest mount...

  • Nikkō-Shirane-san

    8,458 ft / 2,578 m • 0 summits • Gunma, Japan

    Nikkō-Shirane-san is a 8,458 ft / 2,578 m mountain peak near Ōmama, Gunma, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Gunma and the 57th highest...

  • Shibutsu-san

    5,924 ft / 1,806 m • 0 summits • Gunma, Japan

    Shibutsu-san is a 5,924 ft / 1,806 m mountain peak near Numata, Gunma, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 12th highest mountain in Gunma and the 210th highest m...

  • Asama-yama

    8,425 ft / 2,568 m • 0 summits • Nagano, 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 27th highest mountain in Nagano and the 58th highest mo...

  • Shirane-san

    7,123 ft / 2,171 m • 0 summits • Gunma, Japan

    Shirane-san is a 7,123 ft / 2,171 m mountain peak near Nakanojō, Gunma, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Gunma and the 114th highest m...

  • Iwaki-yama

    5,328 ft / 1,624 m • 0 summits • Aomori, Japan

    Iwaki-yama is a 5,328 ft / 1,624 m mountain peak near Kizukuri, Aomori, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Aomori and the 288th highest ...

  • Ryōkami-san

    5,652 ft / 1,723 m • 0 summits • Saitama, Japan

    Ryōkami-san is a 5,652 ft / 1,723 m mountain peak in the Okuchichibu Mountains in Saitama, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Saitama an...

  • Komaga-dake

    6,837 ft / 2,084 m • 0 summits • Fukushima, Japan

    Komaga-dake is a 6,837 ft / 2,084 m mountain peak in Fukushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Fukushima and the 133rd highest mount...

  • Adatara-yama

    5,636 ft / 1,718 m • 0 summits • Fukushima, 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 5th highest mountain in Fukushima and the 246th ...

  • Shari-dake

    5,075 ft / 1,547 m • 0 summits • Hokkaidō, Japan

    Shari-dake is a 5,075 ft / 1,547 m mountain peak in the Shiretoko Peninsula Range in Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 28th highest mountain in Hokka...

  • O-asahi-dake

    6,003 ft / 1,830 m • 0 summits • Yamagata, Japan

    O-asahi-dake is a 6,003 ft / 1,830 m mountain peak near Nagai, Yamagata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Yamagata and the 200th highe...

  • Hiraga-take

    7,024 ft / 2,141 m • 0 summits • Gunma, Japan

    Hiraga-take is a 7,024 ft / 2,141 m mountain peak near Numata, Gunma, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Gunma and the 121st highest mou...

  • Tomuraushi-yama

    7,025 ft / 2,141 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Tomuraushi-yama is a 7,025 ft / 2,141 m mountain peak in the Tomuraushi Volcanic Group Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 120th highest mountain in Jap...

  • Sanjoga-dake

    5,640 ft / 1,719 m • 0 summits • Nara, Japan

    Sanjoga-dake is a 5,640 ft / 1,719 m mountain peak near Yoshino-chō, Nara, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Nara and the 245th highest...