Shipping from Japan to Washington, D.C., USA

If you are relocating to Washington DC area and thinking of sending your personal items there, come to us. We are experienced in moving from Japan to USA and we can arrange shipping at very reasonable charges. If you are shipping only a few packages, we recommend service by air as it is more cost-effective for small shipments. If you choose to ship by air, the shipment will be delivered to Washington Dulles Airport. If you would like to ship by sea, it can be arranged and the shipment will be delivered to a bonded warehouse in the vicinity of Washington DC area. When shipping from Japan to USA by sea, the shipments will arrive in Lon Beach/Los Angeles, California and then they will be transported by rail or truck to East Coast cities such as Washington DC or Baltimore. Note that shipments from Japan to East Coast major ports will not be transported via Panama Canal. Although how long shipping from Japan to USA takes depends on various factors, shipping time to Washington DC from Japan is about 5 weeks or so.

About Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is the capital of United States. It was formerly the District of Columbia. It is situated on the country’s East coast, alongside the Potomac River. It was approved as the capital in 1790. It includes parts of Maryland and Virginia State. It is named after one of the founding fathers of United States, George Washington. The city of Washington was established in 1791 to serve as a new capital. Many national monuments and museums are situated in Washington and most of them are located in National Mall. Almost 176 foreign embassies are part of this city. There are multiple places in this capital city which attract the foreigners and tourists. Some of them are:

United States Capitol and Capitol Hill

All around the world, it is recognized as the symbol of United States. It is a Dome shaped building and is inspired by the dome of St. Peters in Rome. It stands out among all the buildings in Washington. It was built in 1793. On one side there is a huge facade where the newly elected presidents normally take the oath, while on the other side there is a beautiful marble terrace which gives an overview of the city.

The White House

The White house is an official residence of the president of the United States. It was built in 1792 by James Hoban. The interior includes a huge state dining room, a magnificent ballroom. There are some other rooms as well, like Red, Blue, Green and East rooms. As the name indicates, it is completely white from the outside. It is a huge building and can be spotted easily once you enter the city. Except George Washington, all the presidents of United States have lived here. That’s why all the tourist like to visit this glorious building.

The Lincoln Memorial

Out of all the memorials in Washington, Lincoln Memorial is the most loved one. It stands by the reflecting pool and is at the far end of the mall. In the middle, there is a 19-foot marble statue of Abraham Lincoln which is surrounded by 36 columns. These 36 columns actually represent the 36 states which were present at the time of Abraham Lincoln’s death. Daniel Chester French, one of the most famous sculptor, designed this monument.

The Washington Monument

Washington Monument is an identity and a famous icon of National Mall. It is a 555-foot tall shaft, situated in the middle of Mall. At the base, it is surrounded by 50 flags of America. There is an elevator that can take you right at the top of it and you can see an Ariel view of the city from up there.

National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum is one of the most famous museums in the world. It has a huge collection of aircraft and space crafts which includes original 1903 Wright Brothers Flyer and Apollo 11 command module as well. It not only explains the history and working of flyers but it also explains the working of an international space station.

Specialists in Moving from Japan to US

Japan Luggage Express is a Japan’s leading international moving company located in Tokyo. We are unsurpassed in our ability to arrange transportation of merchandise, personal effects and household goods from Japan to various countries and regions all over the world. Our extensive experience, expertise and unbeatable charges ensure an economical and smooth overseas relocation from Japan to your home country. JLE is the international mover to choose when you need an economical moving or shipping services out of Japan regardless of the size of your shipment. Call us toll free 0120-48-0081 to get started with your shipping or use the online shipping inquiry form to have an idea how much your move from Japan to the US will cost. Our satisfied expat customers have relied on our overseas moving services to send their personal effects and furniture to Canada, Australia, New Zealand and US. Needless to say, the USA is the top destination county and we have shipped to almost all the states across America.