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This cemetery 1 block west of the pond, between Ljosvallagata and Suðurgata, is full of informational panels and makes for an interesting stroll. The grave of Jón Sigurðsson, the most important leader of Iceland's independence movement, is found here: Walk from the main entrance on Ljosvallagata straight down the center, past the old chapel bell, and it's the beige obelisk on the left, a few plots before you reach the outer wall. Its lack of ostentation speaks volumes about Iceland's egalitarian ideals.