West gate located around 1.5 km from central Bayon. Cambodian people called it ( Ta Kau gate ). You can reach to west gate by car , Motobike or Tuk Tuk but only Motobike and Tuk Tuk can leave the gate and car is impossible to leave angkor thom since police has closed the road.
Please try to climb to the top of west gate because you could see the face of Lokiteshvara especially you get to see the nearest face ever. You can enjoy your time without tourists. You better seeing west gate at 4:30pm because the color of the face is much better then the noon. Near to west gate tourists could enjoy their boat ride as well. The best spot to have private time with your love is walk from west gate down to the north gate following the 8 meters wall it take around 1 hour to get to north gate enjoy to see the beautiful main made moat with lovely scenery accompany with birds singing, cicadas ..etc.