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Upload photo Furano is a famous ski and snowboard resort located on the slopes of Furano-Nishidake in Furano city, central Hokkaido.
Furano has two separate base areas and 'zones' - the Kitanomine Zone and the Furano Zone - which are course and lift connected on the upper areas. Skiing in Furano dates back towith the Number 1 lift installed and opened as Kitanomine in and the resort being named 'Furano' in The Furano Zone opened in Over the years Furano has hosted various national and international events.
It is increasingly popular with skiers and snowboarders from overseas. Furano city is located in the central region of Hokkaido, between the Tokachi and Yubari mountain ranges. Other mountains like those in the Daisetsuzan National Park are within reach of Furano.
Furano is a popular year-round tourist destination. Apart from the famous ski resort, the area is famous for its lavender fields and other flowers in the summer months.
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