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Sanmon Gate at Zenkoji Temple is considered an Important Cultural Asset in Japan. It contains five wooden Buddhist statues as well as a plaque which contains five hidden doves in the lettering. The temple was built in the 7th century and the city of Nagano was built around the temple. The temple was founded before Buddhism iwas split into several different sects in Japan so it is co-managed by priests from different schools of Japanese Buddhism.
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Sanmon Gate at Zenkoji Temple is considered an Important Cultural Asset in Japan. It contains five wooden Buddhist statues  as well as a plaque which contains five hidden doves in the lettering. The temple was built in the 7th century and the city of Nagano was built around the temple. The temple was founded before Buddhism iwas split into several different sects in Japan so it is co-managed by  priests from different schools of Japanese Buddhism.