Chennai, the capital of the State of Tamil Nadu is an immense and bustling metropolis. The majority of its inhabitants are Tamils. It is one of the four big cities of contemporary India. The Mount road links the St. George Fort, a 17th century building which resembles more an administrative city than a fortress, to the government museum which houses ethnological and archeological collections (exquisite collection of bronze). Farther on, the Kapaleeshwarar temple, a vast sanctuary on the banks of a lake, is dedicated to Shiva. The mount St. Thomas is the place where the apostle St. Thomas had taken his last breath; at the top there is a small church built by the Portuguese in 1547.