Düsseldorf is traditionally considered one of the most elegant cities in Germany. The capital of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia is located in the west of Germany, on the right bank of the Rhine, population is approximately 600 th. inhabitants and it is one of the five largest economic, transport, cultural and political centers of Germany.
Numerous international concerns (Henkel, Vodafone, Metro, E.ON, etc.) have established their headquarters in Düsseldorf, which today is rightly recognized as the leading center in the fields of advertising, telecommunications and haute couture.
The world’s largest model exhibition Collections Premieren Düsseldorf takes place here; Königsallee – the central street is considered the most chic street in Europe, the boutiques of famous couturiers are located here. The “Old Town”, the promenade along the banks of the Rhine, the park complexes Benrath and Südpark, the media port, the television tower Rheinturm are totally worth seeing in Düsseldorf among other attractions.
Düsseldorf is recognized as an international cultural metropolis, among it’s numerous theaters, museums and galleries, the city has a rich artistic history: the poet Heinrich Heine (1797) was born here and Düsseldorf University was named after him, the musicians Clara and Robert Schumann lived and worked here and the composer of the Romantic period F. Mendelssohn- Bartholdy spent his best years in Düsseldorf.
The most important avant-garde artist – Paul Klee and the modern sculptor J. Boyce created their artistic masterpieces in the worldwide famous Kunstakademie.
The cultural palette of Düsseldorf is extremely diverse: starting from the Academy of Arts, which has its own gallery to the Museum of masterpieces of landscape art, from the Grand Opera to the private theaters – and can offer every visitor leisure for every taste.
In addition to the historical sightseeing and artistic values, Düsseldorf is famous for its exquisite culinary traditions.
The restaurant Im Schiffchen was founded in 1977 by the “ambassador” of French cuisine, the philosopher among the chefs, Mr. Jean-Claude Bourgueil, was awarded from 1987 to 2006 with three Michelin stars. House specialties are a stewed lobster in chamomile flowers, a pigeon and a gray partridge prepared in a Mediterranean-North African style, as well as a salad from a calf’s head with broccoli and truffle vinaigrette.
In the NAGAYA restaurant, the tradition of Japanese cuisine – puristic and natural, is combined with the techniques and components of modern European High cuisine. The cook and owner Yoshizumi Nagaya creates a variety of culinary masterpieces of unparalleled quality and was awarded by the exclusive Gault-Millo guide with two “chef hats”.
The restaurants Saittavini, Classic Western Steakhouse, Brasserie Stadthaus etc. are the other sources of culinary delights and exquisite taste.
Shopping in Düsseldorf
Dusseldorf is a shopping metropolis, glittering with its diversity and filling the souls of its guests with bright emotions.
Splendid magnificence of numerous boutiques in the central avenue of the city of Königsallee, Schadowstraße loaded with shopping centers and the legendary “Old Town” (Altstadt) with its unique cult shops will satisfy the wishes of the most demanding and elegant buyer.
In order to taste the original Lifestyle of the inhabitants of Düsseldorf, you should visit the shopping quarters of the Flingern district and on the Lorettostraße.
The new chic shopping center Breuninger will allow you to enjoy Haute Couture in all weathers.
For the term of the examination program in the PRADUS center you will be provided with a separate relaxation room where you can place your things, relax between examinations, and enjoy lunch.
The room in the “modern” style is equipped with a safe, international TV and Wi-Fi.
All consultations in the PRADUS center are carried out in English or German at the client’s discretion.
If the client does not speak German or English, PRADUS can provide the client with a qualified interpreter speaking the language known to the client, charged by the hour.