It's the only building in the whole of Ephesus that withstood the ravages of time. It's the only place where the stone blocks are still one on top of the other. It reminds me of a passage in the Bible where God predicted the ruin of the temple in Jerusalem, where He said, 'not one stone will be on top of the other.' In other words, all the building blocks will be flattened and scattered.
Here comes the tourists hordes. Millions of people visit Ephesus each year. I would say they are mostly Christians because St Paul spent so much time in Ephesus during his ministry and wrote letters to the Ephesians and wrote other epistles to the Corinthians while living in Ephesus. In March I will be going to Athens and the Peloponnese which will include the city of ancient Corinth. St Paul wrote 2 letters to the Corinthians, Corinthians I and II. He preached in Athens too.