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.




  • Daibosatsu-mine

    6,627 ft / 2,020 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, 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 20th highest mountain in Yamanashi and the 152nd...

  • Miyanoura-dake

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

  • 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...

  • Ishizuchi-san

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

  • Akaishi-dake

    10,236 ft / 3,120 m • 1 summit • 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...

  • Tsukuba-san

    2,877 ft / 877 m • 1 summit • Ibaraki, Japan

    Tsukuba-san is a 2,877 ft / 877 m mountain peak near Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Ibaraki and the 892nd highest ...

  • 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...

  • Rishiri-zan

    5,640 ft / 1,719 m • 1 summit • 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...

  • 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 3rd highest mountain in Toyama and the 26...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kumotori-yama

    6,617 ft / 2,017 m • 1 summit • Yamanashi, Japan

    Kumotori-yama is a 6,617 ft / 2,017 m mountain peak in the Okutama Mountains in Yamanashi, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 21st highest mountain in Yamanashi...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hayachine-san

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

    Hayachine-san is a 6,278 ft / 1,914 m mountain peak in the Kitakami Range in Iwate, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Iwate and the 181...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...