The facility is surrounded on the north and west sides by woods and slopes. Mount Cyssor rises to the west. In the same map grid, within the northern woods and along the Honsi-Faro road is North Honsi Watch Tower. To the southwest is South West Honsi Gun Tower.
Honsi and Honsu are a pair of mythical twins who figure in the enfants terribles category of Dahomean folktales in African mythology. Enfants Terribles is French for Terrible Children.