According to local legend, Jorrvaskr is the oldest building in Whiterun. It once existed by itself on the mountain, with the rest of the town springing up around it over the centuries. […] Jorrvaskr is a place of honor and courage, and to walk into the hall is to proclaim, “I am a warrior and will die as I lived—in glorious battle!”. It is also the location where the Dragonborn may join the Companions as a Shield-Brother or Sister - Skyrim Wiki
Larger versions of some of my Guild Wars 2 screenshots. I’m pretty sure I spend more time photographing the scenery as I do completing the quests.