Düsseldorf is an educational center and a center of art with numerous universities, as well as a fashion center. This medieval electoral capital also boasts wide streets lined by elegant shops. An array of parks and gardens that encircle its busy downtown area. As a major cultural center, the city has dozens of museums and up to 100 art galleries encompassing everything from internationally popular facilities, like the impressive Art Collection North Rhine-Westphalia, to tiny installations located in the city's trendy Königsallee area. These attractions, along with the city's geographical location on the Rhine River and its multiple wide squares and stunning riverside walkways, make it a particularly pleasant place to spend time. A rental car will help you to explore amazing locations such as Königsallee, the city's most elegant shopping street that is popularly known to locals as the "Kö." This street is comparable to Avenue Montaigne in Paris and offers luxury art galleries and shopping arcades, as well as numerous cafés and restaurants. Other sights to visit with your rental car include Schloss Benrath, a splendid medieval Baroque palace only 7 miles from the city center.