A year after opening, the museum is now a vital part of the area’s cultural heritage Few other cities roll out their welcome mats quite as extravagantly as Dundee. The mighty River Tay picks you up a mile or so from the city centre and gently guides you in as the rail bridge, one of the greatest feats of British engineering and design, stands to salute you. From a distance, its cityscape is easy on the eye as it rises from the riverfront, spreads out and comes to rest on a hill. Nature looked kindly on this place and, as if in gratitude, its citizens have since made a speciality of design, of bringing beauty to purpose.
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