Bleak Falls Barrow
Whiterun is the capital of Whiterun Hold. It is divided into three districts arranged in tiers and connected by stairways. The Plains District is the lowest and host to all the shops, the city’s marketplace, inns, and a few homes as well as the city gates. The Wind District is the main residential area, but also includes a Temple of Palor. The Cloud District is the location of Dragonsreach and is the highest point in Whiterun.
Local businesses and services in Whiterun include Belethor’s general store (10), The Banner Mare inn (6), hunting supplies and food store The Drunken Huntsman (3), a blacksmith and arms vendor Warmaiden’s (13), and a potion and ingredient merchant Arcadia (8). The Jarl’s Palace, Dragonsreach (26), is the center of political matters and law enforcement, including the Dragonsreach Dungeon. The court mage, Faralda, can also be found in Dragonsreach.