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Mountains Famous for Waterfalls in Yamagata Prefecture

Yamagata Prefecture has the most waterfalls above 5 m in length of any prefecture in Japan. Naturally there are many mountains that boast beautiful waterfalls!

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100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
Mountain of Intrigue: OMOSHIRO-YAMA (Mt. Omoshiroyama)

1264m (4146 ft.)

Exploring The Yamabushi Trails of Kinbo-zan (Mt. Kinbo)

471m (1545 ft.)

100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
HIUCHI-DAKE (Mt. Hiuchi)

1238m (4061 ft.)

100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
MOKUZO-YAMA (Mt. Mokuzo)

1026m (3366 ft.)

A Jizo statue at the top of Mt. Kyogakura in Sakata
Womb Passes and Monkey Crossings: Kyogakura-san “The Shugendo Peak of Sutras” (Mt. Kyogakura)

474m (1555 ft.)

Mt. Maya seen from the distance
Mythical Beasts, Buddha’s Mother, and buried Yamabushi treasure? Welcome to Maya-san (Mt. Maya).

1019

100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
HIGASHIDAI-TEN (Mt. Higashidaiten)

1928m (6325 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
The Shugendo Peak of OKITAMA TENGU-SAN

612m (2007 ft.)

The sun sets over the ninth station of Mt. Gassan
Gassan, the Dewa Sanzan’s “Mountain of Death” (Mt. Gassan)

1984

100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
Rainmaker Mountain: AMAYOBARI-YAMA (Mt. Amayobari)

906m (2972 ft.)

Mt. Atsumi in Atsumi Onsen, a quaint Onsen Hot Spring town in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture
Reaching Peak Tranquility: Atsumi-dake (Mt. Atsumi)

736

Mt. Yudono Shrine Gates during the autumn
The Dewa Sanzan’s Mountain of Rebirth: Yudono-san (Mt. Yudono)

1505m (4921. ft.)

Mother. Hunter. Mountain. Hokari-yama (Mt. Hokari)

751m (2463 ft.)

Yozo-san: White Snakes, White Monkeys and Slimy Salamanders (Mt. Yozo)

703m (2306 ft.)

Abandoned Ski Field and Phantom Forest of Tsuchiyu-yama (Mt. Tsuchiyu)

577m (1893 ft.)

Mt. Shogadake
Dancing in the Dawn Lilies: Shoga-dake and The Fuji of The North (Mt. Shoga-dake)

1635

KOSHIKI-DAKE (Mt. Koshikidake)

1016m (3333 ft.)

Mt. Haguro's Five Story Pagoda
Why This Tiny Mountain MUST be on Your Japan Itinerary: Haguro-san

414m (1358 ft.)

Zao-san and Why We Climb Mountains (Mt. Zao)

1841m (6040 ft.) (Kumano-dake)

100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
TARUISHI-YAMA (Mt. Taruishi)

1155m (3789 ft.)

Why this mountain is EVERYWHERE in Japan – Murayama Ha-yama (Mt. Hayama (Murayama))

1462m (4796 ft.)

100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
FUTATSU-MORI (Mt. Futatsumori)

742m (2434ft.)

Bananas and Cokes, Leaches and Pit Vipers: Kumanonaga-mine (Mt. Kumanonagamine)

430 m (1411 ft.)

Hiking Guide to the mountains of Yamagata Prefecture
Tohoku’s Matterhorn: IWAIGAME-YAMA

1417m (4648 ft.)

Mt. Chokai
The Mt. Fuji of North Japan: Chokai-san (Mt. Chokai)

2236m (7335 ft.)

Mountains of Yamagata by category

Why I’m Hiking the 100 Famous Mountains Of Yamagata
Mountains in Yamagata by Hiking Time
Mountain Ranges in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains by Region in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Winter Hikes in Yamagata Prefecture
All 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata
Mountains Famous for Volcanoes in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Waterfalls in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Shugendo Yamabushi in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains famous for wetlands in Yamagata Prefecture
A Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn) at Semi Onsen Hot Spring Resort
Mountains Famous for Onsen Hot Springs in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains famous for flora and fauna in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains with Abandoned Buildings and Old Ruins in Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Along Ancient Routes of Yamagata Prefecture
Mountains Famous for Castles in Yamagata Prefecture

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