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.




  • 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...

  • Sanjoga-dake

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

    Sanjoga-dake is a 5,640 ft / 1,719 m mountain peak near Yoshino-chō, Nara, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 225th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks...

  • Adatara-yama

    5,636 ft / 1,718 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Adatara-yama is a 5,636 ft / 1,718 m mountain peak near Motomiya, Fukushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 245th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pea...

  • Azuma-kofuji

    5,594 ft / 1,705 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Azuma-kofuji is a 5,594 ft / 1,705 m mountain peak in the Azuma Mountain Range in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 237th highest mountain in Japan. The neares...

  • Karakuni-dake

    5,577 ft / 1,700 m • 0 summits • Kagoshima, Japan

    Karakuni-dake is a 5,577 ft / 1,700 m mountain peak near Kokubu, Kagoshima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Kagoshima and the 239th h...

  • Hinode-dake

    5,561 ft / 1,695 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Hinode-dake is a 5,561 ft / 1,695 m mountain peak near Sāmarrā’, Şalāḩ ad Dīn, Iraq. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 253rd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest pe...

  • Tsurugi-san

    5,511 ft / 1,680 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Tsurugi-san is a 5,511 ft / 1,680 m mountain peak near Waki, Tokushima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 242nd highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks ar...

  • 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 258th highest mountain in Japan. The nea...

  • Iwaki-yama

    5,328 ft / 1,624 m • 0 summits • Aomori, Japan

    Iwaki-yama is a 5,328 ft / 1,624 m mountain peak near Kizukuri, Aomori, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Aomori and the 288th highest ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • O-dake

    5,200 ft / 1,585 m • 0 summits • Japan

    O-dake is a 5,200 ft / 1,585 m mountain peak in the Ōu Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 310th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are Ma...

  • Tanzawa-yama

    5,141 ft / 1,567 m • 2 summits • Japan

    Tanzawa-yama is a 5,141 ft / 1,567 m mountain peak in the Tanzawa Mountains in Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 304th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest p...

  • Shari-dake

    5,075 ft / 1,547 m • 0 summits • Hokkaidō, Japan

    Shari-dake is a 5,075 ft / 1,547 m mountain peak in the Shiretoko Peninsula Range in Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 28th highest mountain in Hokka...

  • Arashima-dake

    4,997 ft / 1,523 m • 0 summits • Fukui, Japan

    Arashima-dake is a 4,997 ft / 1,523 m mountain peak near Ono, Fukui, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Fukui and the 337th highest moun...

  • Amagi-san

    4,613 ft / 1,406 m • 0 summits • 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 8th highest mountain in Shizuoka and the 400th highest mo...

  • Ibuki-yama

    4,518 ft / 1,377 m • 0 summits • Japan

    Ibuki-yama is a 4,518 ft / 1,377 m mountain peak near Tarui, Gifu, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 405th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks are Ryo...

  • Meakan-dake

    4,361 ft / 1,329 m • 2 summits • Hokkaidō, Japan

    Meakan-dake is a 4,361 ft / 1,329 m mountain peak in the Akan Volcanic Complex Range in Hokkaidō, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 27th highest mountain in Ho...

  • Kaimon-dake

    3,031 ft / 924 m • 3 summits • Japan

    Kaimon-dake is a 3,031 ft / 924 m mountain peak near Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 811th highest mountain in Japan. The nearest peaks a...

  • 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...