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More than 8 million people a yearly make a pilgirmage to Nagano, Japan to the Zenkoji Temple, the mecca of Buddhism.  The towering two-tiered, thatched-roof  temple that was build in 624 AD, was designed in 1707 a national treasure.  Many visitors leave behind straw waraji sandals, shoes and other items as reminders of their journey to Nagano.  (Jim Bryant Photo).....