Mount Tsurumi

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Mount Tsurumi
Beppu Mt.Tsurumi01.jpg
East side
Highest point
Elevation 1,374.5 m (4,510 ft)
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 33°17′12″N 131°25′47″E / 33.28667°N 131.42972°E / 33.28667; 131.42972
Pronunciation [tsɯɾɯmʲidake]
Location Beppu, Ōita, Japan
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute 25000:1 別府東
Mountain type Lava dome
Last eruption March to May 867 CE
Tsurumi volcano (center)
Yufu volcano (left)

Mount Tsurumi (鶴見岳?, Tsurumi-dake) is a 1,374.5 m (4,510 ft) volcano in Beppu, Ōita, Japan.


Mount Tsurumi is a lava dome. It has several peaks, including, Mount Kuranoto, Mount Uchi, Mount Garan. This mountain is one of Japan 300 mountains, and a part of Aso Kujū National Park.


The easiest way to reach to the top of Mount Tsurumi is to use Kintetsu Beppu Ropeway. When walking up to the top, it takes about two hours from Toriimae Bus Stop and two and half hours from Higashi Tozanguchi Bus Stop.


  • Tsurumi Sanjo Station
  • Toriimae Bus Stop
  • Higashi Tozanguchi Bus Stop


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