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As Madrid becomes increasingly multicultural, especially in areas such as Lavapiés, visitors and residents of all nationalities are naturally accepted by what is in effect a fairly open-minded society. A person of a different race or skin color rarely draws more than a second glance, unlike a few decades back when a dark face was a rarity in a 99% Castizo city.

That said, instances of racial conflict are not unknown, though these tend to be with African, Arabic, and Latin American locals rather than multinational visitors (See "Health & Safety" for more information).

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