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Yala was initially started as a Game Sanctuary by the British in 1894 and was established as a National Park in 1938. Yala covers more than 100 hectares of wildlife. Yala is divided in to 5 areas. The most visited area is block one.
Yala Block 2 is the zone between the Manik Ganga and the Kumbukkan Oya which is a designated Strict Natue Reserve and access to this area is only through special permission.
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