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Furano and Biei 
# 42   of 178 destinations
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Furano (xǖ) and Biei (l) are towns in the center of Hokkaido, known for their pleasant and picturesque rural landscapes. The best time to visit is July, when the lavender fields are in bloom. During winter, Furano turns into a popular downhill and cross country skiing resort.

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Attractions
Furano and Biei
 1  Furano Flower Fields
The region's top attraction outside of winter.
User rating: 88/100 (154 votes)
Visited by: 355 users
 2  Biei
Town surrounded by a pleasant hilly landscape.
User rating: 86/100 (135 votes)
Visited by: 317 users
 3  Furano Ski Area
One of Hokkaido's best ski resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (36 votes)
Visited by: 96 users
 4  Blue Pond
A naturally blue colored pond outside of Biei.
User rating: 84/100 (10 votes)
Visited by: 30 users
 5  Cheese Factory
Furano is known for its farm products.
User rating: 71/100 (53 votes)
Visited by: 134 users
 6  Furano Winery
Winery on a hill above Furano Town.
User rating: 70/100 (46 votes)
Visited by: 113 users
Side Trips from Furano and Biei
 1  Daisetsuzan
Hokkaido's largest and wildest national park.
User rating: 85/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 249 users
 2  Asahikawa
City in central Hokkaido famous for its zoo.
User rating: 76/100 (148 votes)
Visited by: 413 users
 

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User Rating (by 241 users):
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Best rated destinations (out of 162):
38.  Hakone   86/100
39.  Kinosaki   86/100
40.  Kume Island   86/100
41.  Himeji   85/100
42.  Shimokita Hanto   85/100
43.  Furano   85/100
44.  Lake Towada   85/100
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46.  Daisetsuzan   85/100
47.  Sapporo   85/100
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37.  Kurashiki   682
38.  Dazaifu   670
39.  Mount Koya   661
40.  Karuizawa   657
41.  Matsushima   634
42.  Furano   632
43.  Shirakawa-go   587
44.  Takamatsu   573
45.  Matsuyama   562
46.  Aomori   526

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Biei Town
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