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.




  • Kuro-dake

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

    Kuro-dake is a 6,509 ft / 1,984 m mountain peak in the Daisetsuzan Volcanic Group Range in Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 147th highest mountain i...

  • Ishizuchi-san

    6,503 ft / 1,982 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Ishizuchi-san is a 6,503 ft / 1,982 m mountain peak in the Shikoku Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 163rd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest ...

  • Tanigawa-dake

    6,486 ft / 1,977 m • 3 summits • Japan

    Tanigawa-dake is a 6,486 ft / 1,977 m mountain peak in the Mikuni Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 154th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest p...

  • Miyanoura-dake

    6,351 ft / 1,936 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Miyanoura-dake is a 6,351 ft / 1,936 m mountain peak near Omīdīyeh, Khūzestān, Iran. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 176th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Kirigamine

    6,316 ft / 1,925 m • 1 summit • Nagano, Japan

    Kirigamine is a 6,316 ft / 1,925 m mountain peak near Suwa, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 10th highest mountain in Nagano and the 167th highest mou...

  • Sanbonyari Peak

    6,289 ft / 1,917 m • 0 summits • Tochigi, Japan

    Sanbonyari Peak is a 6,289 ft / 1,917 m mountain peak in the Ōu Mountains in Tochigi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Tochigi and the...

  • Hayachine-san

    6,278 ft / 1,914 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Hayachine-san is a 6,278 ft / 1,914 m mountain peak in the Kitakami Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 181st highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Yotei-zan

    6,211 ft / 1,893 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Yotei-zan is a 6,211 ft / 1,893 m mountain peak near Niseko Town, Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 187th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peak...

  • 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...

  • 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 2nd highest mountain in Yamagata and the 197th hig...

  • O-asahi-dake

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

    O-asahi-dake is a 6,003 ft / 1,830 m mountain peak near Eğil, Diyarbakır, Turkey. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 182nd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • 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...

  • Shibutsu-san

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

    Shibutsu-san is a 5,924 ft / 1,806 m mountain peak near Darbāsīyah, Al-Hasakah, Syria. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 191st highest mountain in Japan. The nearest ...

  • Kuju-san

    5,875 ft / 1,791 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Kuju-san is a 5,875 ft / 1,791 m mountain peak near Tsukawaki, Ōita, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 214th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are H...

  • Kuro-dake

    5,839 ft / 1,780 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Kuro-dake is a 5,839 ft / 1,780 m mountain peak near Enzan, Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 205th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are...

  • Sobo-san

    5,761 ft / 1,756 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Sobo-san is a 5,761 ft / 1,756 m mountain peak near Beppu, Ōita, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 217th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are Yurug...

  • Makihata-yama

    5,708 ft / 1,740 m • 0 summits • Niigata, Japan

    Makihata-yama is a 5,708 ft / 1,740 m mountain peak near Muikamachi, Niigata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Niigata and the 233rd h...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 1st highest mountain in Saitama an...