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.




  • Makihata-yama

    5,708 ft / 1,740 m • 0 claims • 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 213th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Kurobegorō-dake

    9,506 ft / 2,897 m • 0 claims • 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 1st highest mountain in Gifu and the 26t...

  • Haku-san

    8,865 ft / 2,702 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Haku-san is a 8,865 ft / 2,702 m mountain peak in the Ryōhaku Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 40th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks ...

  • Kumotori-yama

    6,617 ft / 2,017 m • 0 claims • Japan

    Kumotori-yama is a 6,617 ft / 2,017 m mountain peak in the Okutama Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 139th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest ...

  • Ena-san

    7,188 ft / 2,191 m • 0 claims • 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 99th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are ...

  • Daibosatsu-mine

    6,627 ft / 2,020 m • 0 claims • 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 138th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Amakazari Yama

    6,167 ft / 1,880 m • 0 claims • 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...

  • Amagi-san

    4,613 ft / 1,406 m • 0 claims • 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 2nd highest mountain in Shizuoka and the 348th highest mo...

  • Akaishi-dake

    10,236 ft / 3,120 m • 0 claims • 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 7th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Kaikoma-ga-take

    9,734 ft / 2,967 m • 0 claims • Nagano, Japan

    Kaikoma-ga-take is a 9,734 ft / 2,967 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Nagano and ...

  • Akagi-yama

    5,997 ft / 1,828 m • 0 claims • 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...

  • Hiuchi-yama

    8,077 ft / 2,462 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Hiuchi-yama is a 8,077 ft / 2,462 m mountain peak in the Kubiki Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 64th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peak...

  • Tateshina-yama

    8,301 ft / 2,530 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Tateshina-yama is a 8,301 ft / 2,530 m mountain peak in the Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 54th highest mountai...

  • Iide-san

    6,906 ft / 2,105 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Iide-san is a 6,906 ft / 2,105 m mountain peak in the Iide Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 118th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks ar...

  • Sobo-san

    5,761 ft / 1,756 m • 1 claim • 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 213th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are Yurug...

  • Ishizuchi-san

    6,503 ft / 1,982 m • 1 claim • 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 149th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest ...

  • Taka-dake

    5,223 ft / 1,592 m • 1 claim • 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 280th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are Ki...

  • Yariga-take

    10,433 ft / 3,180 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Yariga-take is a 10,433 ft / 3,180 m mountain peak near Hotaka, Nagano, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 6th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are ...

  • Goryu

    9,232 ft / 2,814 m • 1 claim • 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...

  • Tsukuba-san

    2,877 ft / 877 m • 1 claim • Japan

    Tsukuba-san is a 2,877 ft / 877 m mountain peak near Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 862nd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are...