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Hokkaido

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The Island of Hokkaido is second largest island and at the north end of Japan.
In winter, the generally high quality of powder snow. You can enjoy winter sports. Niseko is most famous ski resort.
After that Onsen( hot spring) makes you relax. Asahikawa is the second-largest city in Hokkaido, after Sapporo. The city is currently well known for the Asahiyama Zoo and Asahikawa ramen.
Shiretoko Peninsula is located on the easternmost portion of Hokkaidō, protruding into the Sea of Okhotsk. The Shiretoko Peninsula was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, in recognition of the peninsula being the southernmost point where sea ice usually forms in the Northern Hemisphere.
Furano is famous for its lavender fields, and the Furano Ski Resort, which held the Snowboarding World Cup in recent years.
Hakodate is now the third biggest in Hokkaido. The night view from the mt.Hakodate is renowned in Japan as one of the best in the country, and one of the top three in the world along with Hong Kong and Naples.
Otaru faces the Ishikari Bay, and has long served as the main port of the bay, with its many historical buildings. The Olympics game was held in 1972 in winter in Sapporo.
In Sapporo held also snow festival, there are many ice statues displayed at Odori park.
1-13-10, Sanshin Building 2A, Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan