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Furano and Biei 
# 41   of 170 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 (149 votes)
Visited by: 344 users
 2  Biei
Town surrounded by a pleasant hilly landscape.
User rating: 86/100 (132 votes)
Visited by: 303 users
 3  Furano Ski Area
One of Hokkaido's best ski resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (36 votes)
Visited by: 95 users
 4  Blue Pond
A naturally blue colored pond outside of Biei.
User rating: 82/100 (9 votes)
Visited by: 26 users
 5  Cheese Factory
Furano is known for its farm products.
User rating: 71/100 (49 votes)
Visited by: 128 users
 6  Furano Winery
Winery on a hill above Furano Town.
User rating: 70/100 (44 votes)
Visited by: 112 users
Side Trips from Furano and Biei
 1  Daisetsuzan
Hokkaido's largest and wildest national park.
User rating: 85/100 (95 votes)
Visited by: 238 users
 2  Asahikawa
City in central Hokkaido famous for its zoo.
User rating: 76/100 (137 votes)
Visited by: 388 users
 

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User Rating (by 230 users):
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Best rated destinations (out of 160):
38.  Shimokita Hanto   86/100
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40.  Hakone   86/100
41.  Obuse   86/100
42.  Himeji   85/100
43.  Furano   85/100
44.  Izu Oshima   85/100
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47.  Lake Towada   85/100
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36.  Kawagoe   668
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39.  Mount Koya   626
40.  Karuizawa   619
41.  Furano   600
42.  Matsushima   598
43.  Takamatsu   551
44.  Shirakawa-go   542
45.  Matsuyama   537

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Biei Town
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