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.




  • Taka-dake

    5,223 ft / 1,592 m • 1 summit • Kumamoto, Japan

    Taka-dake is a 5,223 ft / 1,592 m mountain peak near Ōzu, Kumamoto, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Kumamoto and the 304th highest mo...

  • Rausu-dake

    5,448 ft / 1,661 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Rausu-dake is a 5,448 ft / 1,661 m mountain peak in the Shiretoko Peninsula Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 270th highest mountain in Japan. The nea...

  • Kuro-dake

    5,839 ft / 1,780 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, 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 26th highest mountain in Yamanashi and the 221st highe...

  • 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...

  • Kannon-dake

    9,318 ft / 2,840 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, Japan

    Kannon-dake is a 9,318 ft / 2,840 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 7th highest mountain in Yamanashi an...

  • Hiuchi-yama

    8,077 ft / 2,462 m • 1 summit • Niigata, Japan

    Hiuchi-yama is a 8,077 ft / 2,462 m mountain peak in the Kubiki Mountains in Niigata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Niigata and the...

  • Mizugaki-yama

    7,316 ft / 2,230 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, Japan

    Mizugaki-yama is a 7,316 ft / 2,230 m mountain peak near Saku, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 17th highest mountain in Yamanashi and the 103rd highe...

  • 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 69th highest mountain in Nagano and the 178th highest mou...

  • Jōnen-dake

    9,373 ft / 2,857 m • 1 summit • Nagano, Japan

    Jōnen-dake is a 9,373 ft / 2,857 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 16th highest mountain in Nagano and the 38t...

  • Kurobegorō-dake

    9,506 ft / 2,897 m • 1 summit • Gifu, Japan

    Kurobegorō-dake is a 9,506 ft / 2,897 m mountain peak in the Hida Mountains in Gifu, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Gifu and the 31s...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 3rd highest mountain in Iwate and the 295th h...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Tateshina-yama

    8,301 ft / 2,530 m • 1 summit • Nagano, Japan

    Tateshina-yama is a 8,301 ft / 2,530 m mountain peak in the Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group Range in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 30th 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 19th highest mountain in Nagano and the 43rd highest mountai...

  • Iide-san

    6,906 ft / 2,105 m • 1 summit • Yamagata, Japan

    Iide-san is a 6,906 ft / 2,105 m mountain peak in the Iide Mountains in Yamagata, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Yamagata and the 13...

  • 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...

  • Nantai-zan

    8,156 ft / 2,486 m • 1 summit • Tochigi, Japan

    Nantai-zan is a 8,156 ft / 2,486 m mountain peak near Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Tochigi and the 70th highest mo...

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