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.




  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sobo-san

    5,761 ft / 1,756 m • 1 summit • 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 • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Yake-dake

    8,054 ft / 2,455 m • 1 summit • 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 • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kannon-dake

    9,318 ft / 2,840 m • 2 summits • 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...

  • Hayachine-san

    6,278 ft / 1,914 m • 2 summits • 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...