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.




  • Hiuchi-yama

    8,077 ft / 2,462 m • 1 summit • 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...

  • 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 5th highest mountain in Nagano and the 27th highest m...

  • Kumotori-yama

    6,617 ft / 2,017 m • 1 summit • 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 153rd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest ...

  • 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...

  • 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 1st highest mountain in Iwate and the 295th h...

  • Aino-dake

    10,463 ft / 3,189 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Aino-dake is a 10,463 ft / 3,189 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 5th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • Tateshina-yama

    8,301 ft / 2,530 m • 1 summit • 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 summit • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Taka-dake

    5,223 ft / 1,592 m • 1 summit • 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...

  • Yakushi-dake

    9,600 ft / 2,926 m • 1 summit • 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 2nd highest mountain in Toyama and the 26...

  • Senjoga-dake

    9,949 ft / 3,032 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Senjoga-dake is a 9,949 ft / 3,032 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 14th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • 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 1st highest mountain in Gifu and the 31s...

  • 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 5th highest mountain in Nagano and the 36th highest mountain...

  • Tsukuba-san

    2,877 ft / 877 m • 1 summit • 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...

  • Oku-Hotaka-dake

    10,466 ft / 3,190 m • 1 summit • 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 4th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks ...

  • Kita-dake

    10,476 ft / 3,193 m • 1 summit • Japan

    Kita-dake is a 10,476 ft / 3,193 m mountain peak in the Akaishi Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • 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...