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.




  • Iide-san

    6,906 ft / 2,105 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Sobo-san

    5,761 ft / 1,756 m • 0 summits • Miyazaki, Japan

    Sobo-san is a 5,761 ft / 1,756 m mountain peak near Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Miyazaki and the 229th highest...

  • Miyanoura-dake

    6,351 ft / 1,936 m • 0 summits • Kagoshima, Japan

    Miyanoura-dake is a 6,351 ft / 1,936 m mountain peak in Kagoshima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Kagoshima and the 176th highest mo...

  • Ishizuchi-san

    6,503 ft / 1,982 m • 0 summits • Ehime, Japan

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

  • Taka-dake

    5,223 ft / 1,592 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Yakushi-dake

    9,600 ft / 2,926 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Yake-dake

    8,054 ft / 2,455 m • 0 summits • Gifu, Japan

    Yake-dake is a 8,054 ft / 2,455 m mountain peak near Takayama, Gifu, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 6th highest mountain in Gifu and the 108th highest mount...

  • Senjoga-dake

    9,949 ft / 3,032 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Mizugaki-yama

    7,316 ft / 2,230 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Kurobegorō-dake

    9,506 ft / 2,897 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Goryu

    9,232 ft / 2,814 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Akaishi-dake

    10,236 ft / 3,120 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Kuro-dake

    5,839 ft / 1,780 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Kirigamine

    6,316 ft / 1,925 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Kinpu-san

    8,527 ft / 2,599 m • 0 summits • Nagano, Japan

    Kinpu-san is a 8,527 ft / 2,599 m mountain peak in the Okuchichibu Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 25th highest mountain in Nagano and t...

  • Jōnen-dake

    9,373 ft / 2,857 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Hiuchi-yama

    8,077 ft / 2,462 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Rishiri-zan

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

    Rishiri-zan is a 5,640 ft / 1,719 m mountain peak near Rishiri Town, Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 244th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest p...

  • Rausu-dake

    5,448 ft / 1,661 m • 0 summits • 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...

  • Yotei-zan

    6,211 ft / 1,893 m • 0 summits • 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 238th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peak...